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How to give on Bristol Giving Day 2018

Practical and innovative advice on making donations on Bristol Giving Day

Check out this inspiration from Bristol Giving Day supporter Ashton Chritchlow, of Ifamax Wealth Management

Personal finance drop-in clinic

Ifamax have cleared their diaries on Bristol Giving Day to offer free advice sessions where anyone can come to their office and ask anything finance related, no matter how big or small.

They’ll also be holding sessions over the phone/Skype/e-mail if someone is unable to get into their office. Their expertise is free and they hope people will make a donation to  

And the icing on the cake – Ifamax will match the donations raised during the day.


Quartet asked Ashton to share his tips for making it easy for people to donate on Bristol Giving Day.

Q 1. How difficult will it be for people to make donations to Bristol Giving Day in response to the advice given by Ifamax?

  1. We’ve found a really easy way. We’ve created a fundraising page, through the Bristol Giving Day page link:

Anyone can visit this page to make donations safely and securely.


Q 2. How will people taking part in the Ifamax sessions know where to make their donation?

  1. It’s easy – we’ll give them the link to and we’ll share the page on social media too.


Q 3. Will all the donation go to charity or are there fees?

  1. The page is set up through MyDonate, a zero commission, not-for profit service. The only fees taken are those to cover the fees of credit and debit card companies (the credit card charge is 1.3%, while the debit card charge is fixed at 15p).


Q 4. Can other companies set up their own donations page?

  1. Yes – anyone can do it! You can then share your page with those who are donating through your organisation. They will see your organisation’s logo and donate their funds under your name. The donor can choose whether or not to share the information publicly, on the MyDonate website, or to keep it private (visible only to the fundraising business/organisation you are donating through, and Quartet).


Q 5. I’ve heard about ’Gift Aid’. How does it work?

  1. On MyDonate the donor can choose whether or not to ‘Gift Aid’ it. Choosing to Gift Aid allows Quartet to claim an extra 25p from the UK government for every £1 you give at no extra cost to the donor.


Q 6. Where will the money go in the end?

  1. The money will go to support the vital work of small local charities and good causes in Bristol, working on a shoestring to make a difference in our city.


We’re infinitely grateful to our Sponsors:

Burges Salmon
Bank of Ireland

Quartet Community Foundation brings together people who want to help the local community with projects that make a real difference. Our main focus at Quartet Community Foundation is to change people’s lives for the better across the West of England. We are part of a national network of 46 quality accredited Community Foundations that match those who want to give money locally with those organisations and charities working to improve local communities.

Bristol Giving Day joins together businesses and local community causes to spread generosity across the city. One day in the year we strive to inspire extra charitable giving and right proper fun to make a big difference to local causes. Organised by Quartet Community Foundation with the support of the Bristol business community, Bristol Giving Day calls proud Bristolians to join together to love our city.

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