*A small charity for this programme is defined as a charity whose annual income is £1million or less*
This training is to give a good basic foundation to equip those who work with the finances of small groups or charities to be able to know how to increase their income by setting up and working with Gift Aid and important issues they need to consider.
Attendees will leave with an understanding of the key principles and methods:
- What Gift Aid is
- How it can benefit your organisation
- How you can claim it
Who should attend?
Those who work with the finances and money handling in a small charity or a small group. This can be a volunteer, treasurer, finance person, or other manager/CEO.
Charity Finance Group (CFG) in partnership with Esmee Fairburn Foundation.
Registration and refreshments
An introduction to Gift Aid
An outline of what gift aid is
Eligibility rules for claiming it
How to use it to increase your income
Gift Aid declarations
What you need to include
Do's and dont's of declarations
How to retain the records once obtained
Practical aspects of claiming Gift AId
Making a claim
Gift Aid Small Donation Scheme for cash donations
Gift Aid online
There is a travel bursary scheme available for those who live in rural areas and need some additional financial support to travel to the trainings; this scheme is for those who live a fair distance from the nearest training session and whose organisation has less than £50,000 annual income. If you would like to apply for the travel bursary please click here to complete the form.
CAIS, Station Court, 41 & 43 Station Road, Colwyn Bay, CONWY, LL29 8BP
Leave the A55 at junction 21 signposted Colwyn Bay, turning towards the direction of the sea. Follow the road for 300m until you see Colwyn Bay station on your right. Station Road is immediately opposite the entrance to the station car park. Station Court is 100m from the station, on the right hand side between Porter's Coffee Shop and New Look.
If you are using satellite navigation our address details are:
Station Court, 41 & 43 Station Road, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 8BP
Please note the Station Road is pedestrianized between 10am and 4pm each day. Access is permitted outside of these hours, but parking is prohibited at any time.
From Colwyn Bay Train Station, cross the road onto the pedestrainised Station Road. Station Court is approximately 100m from the station, on the right hand side between Porter's Coffee Shop and New Look.
The closest bus stop for buses travelling from the East (Old Colwyn, Rhyl) is located at St.Paul's Church on Abergele Road. On leaving the bus, turn right and walk 100m to the crossing. Cross the road and turn left. Walk for 20m and take your first right onto the pedestrianised Station Road. Station Court is approx. 100m down the road, on the left, between New Look and Porter's Coffee Shop.
The closest bus stop for buses travelling West (Rhos on Sea, Llandudno) is located at the top of Station Road on Abergele Road. On leaving the bus, turn right and walk for 10m, turning left onto pedestrianised Station Road. Station Court is approx. 100m down the road, on the left, between New Look and Porter's Coffee Shop.
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Bookings & Prices
All CFG’s training sessions for small charities are supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to keep costs low. There is a fee of just £20 for each half day training. You can book by pressing on the book now button at the bottom of this page.
Terms and Conditions:
Written notice of cancellations up to 21 days before an event will incur a 25% administration fee. After this time period, a 100% cancellation charge will apply. Substitutions (i.e. name changes) for the course booked can be made free of charge.
CFG reserves the right to cancel any event two weeks prior to the event date. You will be entitled to a full refund or given the opportunity to transfer to an alternative date. However we regret that we cannot refund any travel or accommodation costs incurred by delegates. CFG accepts no liability if an event is cancelled or postponed for reasons beyond our reasonable control resulting from an act of God, governmental regulation, fire, war, terrorist activity or civil commotion.
It may be necessary for reasons beyond our control to change the date, time or the venue at any time prior to the event date. If this occurs you will be informed of changes and given the opportunity to cancel or transfer to an alternative date.
CFG reserves the right to amend the content of the programme or the speakers where necessary without consulting booked delegates.
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