Donate FAQ

Q. Can I donate by cash, cheque or bank transfer?
A. We would be delighted to accept donations by cash, cheque or bank transfer.

Q. Can I make a gift of land, buildings or shares?
A. Gifts of appreciated securities help a donor support the mission of the Foundation while gaining capital gains relief and Income Tax relief.

Q. Can I make a pledge donation and how does this work?
Pledge agreement allows a donor to make a contribution to be paid over a period of time that suits you. Please contact Jim Bell at the Foundation on 01925 730273 to learn more about pledge commitments.

Q. What is a memorial donation?
Making a donation in honour or memory of a loved one is a touching tribute to their life and legacy.  All gifts are recognised with a receipt letter to the donor as well as an acknowledgement letter that is thoughtfully crafted to the honouree or family of the remembered.

Q. What are planned gifts and how do I make one?
There are many legacy gifts to consider.  You may wish to remember the Bring Joy Foundation in your own will or choose any other planned gift option. We recommend that you contact a solicitor or a legal advisor to help you determine which option is best for you, no matter how large or small. This will also be completely free from Inheritance Tax.

* Please do not forget GiftAid, it will make your donation go further, if you wish to read more on GiftAid please see link below