Do you have to be a registered charity for just giving?

If you don’t have your own charity registration number or Gift Aid number you may be able to join using your umbrella charity’s details. We’ll need confirmation from the umbrella charity that they are happy for you to use their details and we’ll need your branch’s bank details so we can pay donations directly to you.

Can anyone set up a just giving?

We provide the tools people need to support causes aligned with their own beliefs and convictions. Anyone who resides in the countries where we operate (presently only UK) age 18 and older can create a campaign. For the Community: JustGiving is a trusted place to make a difference.

How do I set up a charity on just giving?

How to create a Fundraising Page

  1. Log into your account and click ‘Start Fundraising’.
  2. When asked ‘Are you fundraising for a registered charity?’ …
  3. Search for the cause you want to support. …
  4. Let us know whether you’re taking part in an event, celebrating an occasion, fundraising in memory or doing your own thing.
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Can a charity be unregistered?

An unregistered charity isn’t incorporated, so those running it are not protected by limited liability. Charities whose income exceeds £5k pa, must register with their charity regulator. … Registered charities tend to be seen more positively by donors and some trusts and companies will only fund registered charities.

Is just giving regulated?

3.8 The Charity will comply with all applicable laws and regulations in its use of the JustGiving Services. … JustGiving shall not be liable for and accepts no responsibility for misuse of any Charity Account.

How does just giving donations work?

If your charity is based in the UK we automatically transfer donations to the chosen charity on a weekly basis (or, if the total donated to that particular charity on JustGiving is £50 or less, we wait until the end of the month). There’s nothing you need to do.

What is the difference between crowdfunding and just giving?

Similarly, JustGiving offer 0% platform fees for, but impose transaction fees of 2.9% + £0.25 for crowdfunding. UK charities also incur transaction fees of 1.9% + £0.20 fees. JustGiving also keeps 5% of the Gift Aid although charities can opt out of this.

Are all charities on just giving?

Any verified 501c3 public charity can join JustGiving.

How do charities get money from just giving?

JustGiving has a 0% platform fee on donations made through the site, donors have the option to add a voluntary contribution on top of their donation instead. … Donations made in GBP via debit or credit card are charged at 2.9%. Donations made via PayPal are charged at 1.45%.

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What are the fees for just giving?

This voluntary contribution is reinvested in to ensuring our users have a seamless and enjoyable experience using our platform. We then deduct the payment processing fee on each donation of 1.9% + 20p.

What if a charity is not registered?

Small unregistered charities can apply to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for the tax reliefs available to charities and use their HMRC charity number as evidence of charitable status (instead of a registered charity number issued on entry into the Register of Charities).

When must you register as a charity?

Unless your charity is a specific type of charity that doesn’t have to register, you must apply to register your charity with the commission once it has an income over £5,000. If your charity is a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) you must apply to register it whatever its income.

Can you raise money for a non registered charity?

You can raise money even before you become a registered charity, so long as you make it clear that you are not yet registered. For example, you could raise money from the public by holding events or sponsored activities. Read the commission’s guidance about fundraising legally and responsibly before you start.

Is there a minimum donation on just giving?

Your mobile operator will pass 100% of the text donation onto JustGiving. The minimum text donation is GBP £1 and all donations must be in whole pounds sterling.

Can you donate 1 on just giving?

You’ll only be able to fundraise for one charity per JustGiving Page. You’ll need to build a separate fundraising page for each charity. You can then join them together with a team page, giving your donors the choice of which charity they donate to.

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Who runs just giving?


Trade name Just Giving
Founded 2000
Founder Dame Zarine Kharas (CEO) Anne-Marie Huby (managing director)
Headquarters Bankside, London, England , UK
Revenue £14m (2011)