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Other ways you can help!
You can recycle your inkjet cartridges and mobile phones to raise money for the Dyspraxia Foundation and protect the environment at the same time. It is easy to do – just select the Dyspraxia Foundation and register online. You can order Freepost bags to return your items in, or even arrange for a box of wanted items to be collected, free of charge! You can even monitor your account to see how much you’ve raised and each quarter an automatic payment will be made to your chosen cause. Visit https://www.recycle4charity.co.uk
Give as you earn (GAYE)
GAYE or Payroll giving is the most tax-effective way to donate to the charity. Donating directly from your salary gives you and the charity unique benefits.
Your donation is taken pre-tax, meaning that part of your donation comes from money that would otherwise have gone to the taxman.
For example if you donate £20:
As a 20% taxpayer:
Total to charity £20
You actually pay £16
Reduction in tax £4
As a 40% taxpayer:
Total to charity £20
You actually pay £12
Reduction in tax £8
To give to charity in this way your employer must offer a payroll giving scheme. To find out if your employer has a GAYE scheme or to ask CAF to contact your employer to join one, go to https://www.cafonline.org/my-personal-giving.aspx
GAYE for Employers
GAYE is the most popular payroll giving in the UK. Providing match funding for your employees’ charitable activities is the best way to increase employee engagement by showing you as a company share support for the charities your employees care about.
CAF also found out that matching employees’ charitable donations can lead to improved staff productivity and loyalty as well as boosting your public perception.
Whether your employees are fundraising, volunteering or donating, the CAF matched giving site can help you. The scheme allows you to match;
- CAF give as you earn employee donations
- personal employee donations made by cheque, cash, direct debit or card
- individual and team fundraising efforts
- individual and team volunteering events