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We Answer Your Most Common Gift Aid Questions

Every year charities in the U.K lose out on £560million in unclaimed gift aid. Gift aid allows charities like us to claim an extra 25% on top of your donation from the HMRC, which will help us fund even more amazing projects at Nottingham’s Hospitals at no extra cost to you.

We have answered some common questions about Gift Aid, so you know why Gift Aid is so important, whether your donation is applicable and how you can allow us to receive it.

I’m not sure how to apply for Gift Aid when I make my donation?

On all of our online and paper copy donation forms, there is a box you can tick to show us you want to apply for Gift Aid.

As long as you donating your own money and are a UK taxpayer, we will receive an extra 25% on top of your donation.

If I have already made a donation is it too late to claim Gift Aid?

You have up to 4 years to claim Gift Aid on your donation, which you can do by filling in this form

I’m not sure I have time to fill in a Gift Aid form?

The form is just one page and simply requires a few details about you, and for you to confirm you were a UK taxpayer when you made any past donation.

Will I be charged for sending the form back?

Our Gift Aid consent form can be sent back to us for free!


This means you don’t need to write anything else on the envelope and you don’t need a stamp.

Why is Gift Aid important to Nottingham Hospitals Charity?

Your donations are so important and allow us to improve patient care at Nottingham’s Hospitals, by allowing us to fund projects that otherwise just wouldn’t be possible.

The extra 25% we receive from gift aid will allow your donations to go even further.

You can download our Gift Aid form here and always remember to tick the Gift Aid box when making a donation. It really does make a difference to what we can fund at our hospitals.