How to Give – Setting up a Fund

Start your fund (over £25,000)

Starting a fund with Two Ridings CF is quick and easy.

It is like having your own Charitable Foundation without the hassle and expense and with more certainty about the future.

Tax Relief may be available to make your gift even more valuable to us.

Tax Effective Giving

Most funds over £25,000 are endowments and your gift is used to set up a fund with the revenue generated going to support causes which you can nominate.

It is likely that over time the amount distributed will exceed the original gift and you will have given the community a lasting gift.

A contribution to costs will be agreed with you, but this will be significantly less than the cost of audits, investment fees and possibly professional trustee fees associated with a typical Charitable Trust.

Long term, the fund can continue without worries about what to do as you get older. You can add to it with a legacy and provide wishes about how the fund will operate after your death.


What to do next

We can be very flexible in how we support you setting up a fund. You may like to speak to us on the phone first or arrange a meeting. If you are short of time we can meet with your professional advisors and limit your involvement to the key issues.

Setting up a Personal Fund

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Collective Giving (under £25,000)

Grassroots Fund

An existing endorsed fund supported by donors who share a common interest in a specific area within our region who may not wish, or may not have the funds to set up their own endowed fund.

Flow-through Fund (minimum £5,000)

The gift may be a “one off” or a regular annual amount. The gift is treated entirely as revenue to support charitable interest within our region or part of the region. The donor can recommend how they would like the fund to be used.

Setting up a Personal Fund

Leaving a Legacy

Many supporters are committed to Two Ridings CF and would like to leave a legacy in their will. This can be very tax efficient. It also allows local funds to benefit without these being specifically named which gives longevity to the arrangements. Use the link below to see more details.

Leaving a Gift in a Will

Tax-Efficient Giving

Businessess & Organisations

Becoming a supporter

Give a small amount to our core costs and contribute in a big way.

In order for Two Ridings CF to continue our vital work in the community, we need YOUR support. By combining subscriptions from you with other supporters, you will see your impact amplified. We will keep you up to date with what we are doing in the community and how your support has helped.

Your subscription may attract Gift Aid, and if you qualify please complete the section on the application form.

Tax Effective Giving

Be part of Two Ridings CF as a SUPPORTER and receive:

  • Invitation to our annual event/s.
  • Recognition on our website and in the Annual Review (or you can remain anonymous).
  • Use of our SUPPORTER logo on your website, social media pages, email signature and materials.
  • Receive updates about us and our work.
  • Volunteer opportunities for you, your family or employees.
  • Chance to decide where grant money goes, by becoming a Grant Assessor.
  • Know you are supporting the community.
  • 100% of your donation goes back into the community – by supporting our core costs you are supporting local charitable causes, outreach and grant schemes.

Supporter Annual Contributions

£100 – Individual

£150 – Couple/Family

£500 – Small Company (20 or less employees)

£1,000 – Large Company (more than 20 employees)

£25 – Current Assessors

£50 – Third Sector Partners

Download application form here:

Supporters leaflet