Online donation function raises £0.5m for workplace giving

first_img  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis More than £500,000 has been raised for over 500 charities via the ‘donate now’ function at the Workplace Giving website.The function allows employees signed up to the scheme to use the online facility to make their donations. More than 1,500 have signed up to the facility with an average donation of £15.02 a month. Recent research by Oxfam and YouGov found that a third of British employees would give an average of £9.80 a month through their salary if they knew how to.Workplace giving is one of the most tax-efficient ways for employees to give with a deduction made from gross pay to the charity of their choice. There is no tax for the charity to claim back as it is automatically deducted.www.workplacegiving-uk.com Tagged with: corporate About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Online donation function raises £0.5m for workplace giving Howard Lake | 7 February 2008 | Newslast_img