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Payroll giving is a way of giving an amount of money each week or month from your pay.
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The direct and tangible products from the activity: for example, the number of people trained.
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The changes, benefits, learning or other effects that result from what the project or organisation makes, offers or provides: for example, a new job, increased income or improved self esteem.
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The percentage of assets a foundation distributes for charitable purposes in a year. There is no minimum pay-out requirement in the UK.
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An operational charity, as opposed to a grant-making charity, is one which carries out charitable activities directly, such as helping disadvantaged people or working in some other way to improve s
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Objects is the term used by the Charity Commission to describe and identify the purpose for the which the charity has been set up. They do not say what the organisation will do on a daily basis.
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Making investments from either endowment or income directly in pursuit of an organisation’s charitable objectives.
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Lifetime Legacies are a form of split interest trust, much used in the USA (where they are known as Charitable Remainder Trusts).
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A term for financial services aimed at micro-enterprises, sole traders and individuals, usually in under-invested communities, including small loans, savings facilities with no (or a very low)...
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A method of grant-making whereby an investment is made in a charity or other organisation with the express purpose of attracting funds or other support from additional sources.

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