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IoF launches Payroll Giving Quality Mark for 2014

The Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations have announced the launch of the 2014 Payroll Giving Quality Mark.

Employers across the UK are being encouraged to apply for an award to recognise their commitment to the scheme. In 2012/13, over a million employees gave to charity through a workplace Payroll Giving. The Quality Mark recognises and rewards organisations that make Payroll Giving available for their staff and provide charities with sustainable and reliable income.

When a company sets up scheme, it automatically receive a certificate as well as a logo for use on its letterheads, websites and other company literature, demonstrating its commitment to a cause. Quality Mark certificates can be upgraded a participation within the company increases.

Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising said: “Payroll Giving is a great way for people to maximise the amount of money they give to charity. The Quality Mark Awards reward employers for fostering a culture of committed giving in the workplace by actively promoting Payroll Giving.”

Deadline for applications is 22nd April 2014.

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