CAF Give As You Earn

PAYROLL GIVING THAT INSPIRES

Our Payroll Giving scheme is a flexible, tax-effective way for your employees to donate to the causes they care about straight from their pay.

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SUPPORTING YOUR EMPLOYEES TO GIVE TO THE CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT

Our payroll giving scheme is the number one in the UK.

CAF Give As You Earn helps over 2,700 companies and 250,000 staff to give over £74 million simply, securely and tax effectively to charity each year.

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REASONS TO BELIEVE

Simple to run

Our payroll giving scheme is easy to set up and manage.

Trusted by thousands of companies

We handle donations from over 3,000 employers and 400,000 donors, managing over £80m of donations to charities annually.

Increases employee engagement

Demonstrate your commitment to supporting the community, to both staff and wider stakeholders.

Give globally

Combined with a CAF Charity Account, employees can give to a charity anywhere in the world.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

CAF Give As You Earn enables our employees to give to the causes they are most passionate about. We have worked with the Charities Aid Foundation for 27 years to deliver this scheme to our employees in the UK

Rachel Moseley, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility Thomson Reuters

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is payroll giving?
    Payroll Giving is a scheme that enables your employees to give to any UK charity straight from their gross salary (before tax is deducted), and to receive immediate tax relief.
  • What are the benefits to my business?

    Payroll Giving has numerous benefits for businesses, including financial, aiding staff retention and improving CSR. For more information on the wide spectrum of benefits available, please visit the benefits page.

    The Payroll Giving Quality Mark and Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of employers that have adopted and successfully promoted Payroll Giving schemes in their workplaces, and have enabled their employees to give to the charities that matter most to them.

  • What are the benefits to charities?
    Payroll Giving provides charities with regular, reliable donations that allow them to plan ahead and budget for the future. By signing up to Payroll Giving, you can generate a vital unrestricted income stream to UK charities.
  • What are the benefits to your employees?
    Payroll Giving is an easy, tax-effective way to give to charity - so it costs employees less to give more. The system is easy to opt in and out of, giving donors full control over their giving. Research also shows that working for a philanthropically minded organisation aids staff retention and happiness.
  • What do my employees need to do?
    All your employees need to do is ask your payroll department to deduct regular charitable donations from their salary by filling out a simple application form, outlining how much they would like to give and to which charities.

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INSPIRING EMPLOYEES TO GIVE FOR 30 YEARS

2017 marks 30 years since we helped pioneer payroll giving

Generous employees have donated more than £1.3 billion to charity direct from their pay through CAF Give As You Earn, which was first launched in 1987. This year we're marking the 30 year Payroll Giving anniversary by celebrating our amazing payroll givers. 

Find out more on our 30 years of Payroll Giving hub


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ARE YOU AN EXISTING CLIENT? ACCESS OUR RESOURCES

Our resource hub provides you with tools and advice on how to promote your scheme as well as a range of digital and hard copy promotional materials to help you inspire your employees to give.

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Access resources that will help you inspire your employees to give.

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Important information

Fee Schedule for the CAF Give As You Earn Charity Account (Please note: The bands for the CAF Give As You Earn Charity Account fee contributions are indexed annually on 1 May according to the Retail Prices Index)

Terms and conditions - download and read our standard terms and conditions

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY

Beyond Integrity


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The changing face of corporate giving


Our new report on giving by the FTSE 100 provides a unique insight into how corporate giving is changing. Our Head of Corporate Clients, Klara Kozlov, looks at the highlights.

From philanthropy to purpose


Laura Dosanjh, Senior Corporate Advisor, explores the key corporate responsibility trends in the financial services industry.