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What is Gift Aid
Gift Aid is a really easy way to make your donation to Tenovus Cancer Care go even further. It's a government scheme which means if you are a UK tax payer, you can increase your gift by 25% at no extra cost to you.

That means for every £1 you donate, we can reclaim an extra 25p! It's free money from the Taxman! Gift Aid makes a huge difference to how much money we can raise, and each year we’re able to claim around £500,000! 

Who is eligible for Gift Aid?
You need to be a UK taxpayer and pay more money in income tax, than the amount that you Gift Aid in any tax year. For example, if you donate £500 over the course of a tax year, we can claim an extra £125 through Gift Aid (making your donation worth £625). You need to pay more income tax during the tax year than £125 to be eligible. If it is less, then it is your responsibility to pay any difference.

What to do if your details change
You need to let us know if want to cancel this declaration, change your name or home address or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains. If you would like to update your details with us, please call 029 2076 8850 or email

Higher rate tax payers
If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.

Sign up to Gift Aid now
By completing a Gift Aid declaration today, we can claim on any money you've donated to Tenovus Cancer Care in the past four tax years, but also anything you donate in the future.

Gift Aid on donated goods
As well as being able to claim Gift Aid on donations, we’re also able to claim money on the money raised when we sell donated goods in our shops. Find out more about adding Gift Aid when you donate to our shops here.

Will I find out how much my donated goods raise?
Because of the way Gift Aid works, we have to write to you every time we make a claim on your donations, which have made over £100 in any one year and tell you what we’d like to claim. You can sign up to receive these notifications by email which saves us a lot of money, here. You will need to know your Gift Aid number so we can find you on our system.