To enable the Trust to help local individuals and families, its Care Fund needs £100,000 a year. Our only certain income, from investments and the Christmas Appeal, provides £60,000. Even with a grant of up to £25,000 from the Trust’s Community Fund, we are still left with a £15,000 hole to fill.
Fortunately, a few individuals make regular donations by standing order and we are very grateful for their support. But it still leaves us hoping that others will do the same and that local organisations that raise funds for charity will remember the Trust.
You can make a donation to the Harpenden Trust in a number of ways, and we can assure you that your name and address, or any other details, will not be passed on to other organisations.
If you are able to Gift Aid the donation we will be able to reclaim tax, currently at 25%, so adding to the value of your gift. If you pay higher rate tax, you will be able to reclaim further tax.
- Virgin Money Giving is the increasingly modern way for individuals to donate online. It is simple, efficient and cost free, and is our preferred route for a single donation as it avoids the need to write a cheque, complete a gift aid declaration and incur postal charges. To donate please click on the button
- By sending a cheque or a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) cheque, payable to The Harpenden Trust, to the Finance Director at the address below. If applicable, download the Gift Aid Form, and enclose it with your cheque.
- By making a payment direct to the Trust’s bank account at Barclays Bank, Harpenden, sort code 20-74-09, account no. 30469637, quoting your name as a reference. If applicable, download the Gift Aid Form and send it to the Trust’s Finance Director at the address below.
If you wish to make a donation on a regular monthly, quarterly or annual basis, you can do so by standing order, payable to the Trust’s bank account at:
Barclays Bank, Harpenden, sort code 20-74-09, account no. 30469637.
Please download the Standing Order Form and, if applicable, download the Gift Aid Form.
Both forms should be sent to the Trust’s Finance Director at the address below.
A Gift In Your Will
Another way of donating, and a very welcome one, would be by leaving the Trust a legacy in your will. Gifts to registered charities are currently exempt from inheritance tax. We can provide the appropriate wording on request.