What is Payroll Giving?
A free way
to make a difference
Payroll giving is your organisation’s opportunity to make a real
difference to UK charities, engage employees and show your
commitment to corporate responsibility, without having to pay a
Last year £155m went to UK charitable causes directly from the
salaries of UK employees. This regular income stream is golden to
charities. It offers a
tax benefit to your employees and can be an easy addition to or
starting point for your organisation’s CSR strategy.
What is CAF Give As You Earn?
CAF Give As You Earn is the most popular payroll giving scheme
in the UK.
We have 3,800 schemes helping over 430,000 employees make more than
3.3 million donations to charity in the last financial year.
The facts about payroll giving
- It doesn’t have to cost you a penny, unless you wish to pay the
fees on behalf of your employees or match their donations
- Your employees can nominate the charitable organisation of
their choice allowing them to support the causes closest to
- It gives charities a regular income stream which helps them
plan their expenditure
- It is
tax-effective for your employees and any matching offered by
your organisation is deductable against corporation tax
- 1 in 3 employees would sign up for payroll giving if their
employer offered it. This could equate to an additional £175m going
to good causes.
Start your payroll giving journey with three simple steps
 An employee can nominate any charitable
organisation permitted by the
law on payroll giving
 From CAF’s Creating An Age
of Giving Report, June 2014