Payroll and matched giving

Payroll giving (or Give As You Earn) is a scheme that allows anyone who pays UK income tax to give regularly and on a tax free basis.

Making a donation to Birmingham direct from your salary is tax free for regular or single gifts. It means that your donation is deducted from your salary before tax so every £1 you give will only cost you 80p, 60p (if you pay higher rate tax) or 55p (if you pay the new top rate of tax).

Please contact your Human Resources department to find out if they run the scheme, or check with the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

If they do, they will need the following information:

  • The name of the institution (University of Birmingham)
  • The University's Inland Revenue charities reference number (X7237)*
  • The address of the institution (University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT)

* The University of Birmingham is not on the Register of Charities, but is tax-exempt. Full details are available on our Key Charitable Information page

For more information on payroll giving, please visit the HM Revenue & Customs website.

Matched giving

The following companies are believed to match the charitable gifts of their employees. This list should not be taken as definitive - please contact your Human Resources department to check whether your company operates a scheme of this type. If your employer is involved in the scheme, please let us know so we can update this list.

3i Deutschland GmbH
Abbey National plc
ABN Amro Bank
Alfred Dunhill Ltd
Alliance & Leicester plc
Alliance Capital Ltd
American Express
Amoco Foundation, Inc
Anglian Water
Argos plc
ARM Holdings plc
ASDA Group plc
AT Kearney
BAA plc
Bank of America
Bank of England
Bank of Scotland
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Bankers Trust
Barclays Bank plc
Barclays Capital
Barclays Group
Bell Atlantic Network Services
BG Group
BOC Group plc
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Boston Consulting Group
BP Amoco PLC
BP Chemicals Ltd
BP Exploration and Operating Co Ltd
BP Oil International Ltd
Bradford and Bingley plc
Bristol-Myers Squibb
British American Tobacco (BAT)
British Telecommunications plc
Cable & Wireless
C & A Stores
Camelot Group plc
Cap Gemini
Capital International Research
Centrica plc
Chase Manhattan
Citibank Group
Coutts Bank
Credit Suisse First Boston
De La Rue
Deloitte Consulting
Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank AG London
Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group plc
DHL International (UK) Ltd
Dixons Group
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
EMI Group plc
Ericsson Telecom AB
Ernst & Young
Exxon Mobil
Fidelity Brokerage Services
Fidelity Investments
First Bus
Firstgroup plc
Ford Motor Company
GlaxoSmithKline plc
Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs International
Guardian Royal Exchange plc
Halifax plc
HSBC Midland plc
Industrial Bank of Japan
Innogy Plc
J P Morgan & Co Inc
Kingfisher plc
Lehman Brothers
Littlewoods Organisation
Lloyds TSB
Marks & Spencer plc
McKinsey & Co
Mercury Asset Management
Merrill Lynch Mercury
Microsoft Corporation Inc
Midland Bank
Midlands Electricity plc
Mitsubishi Research Institute
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
National Freight Company PLC
National Power plc
National Westminster Bank plc
Northern Electric plc
Norwich Union plc
Philip Morris
Philips Singapore
Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance Co
Proctor & Gamble
Robert Fleming & Co
Rolls Royce
Royal and Sun Alliance
Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Schroders plc
Scottish and Southern Energy plc
Siemens Medical
Sigma Securities
SIT Investment Associates Foundation
Sky Broadcasting
Southern Electric
SmithKline Beecham
Stagecoach Holdings plc
Standard & Poor's
Sun Life of Canada
Swiss Bank Corp
Tesco plc
Thames Water
The Economist Group
The J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
The Lloyds TSB Foundation for England & Wales
UBS Warburg
United Airlines
United News and Media
Warner Music International
William M Mercer
Yorkshire Water