Donations / Sponsorship

What is involved?

We encourage donations from both private individuals and corporate sponsors. The various methods by which donations can be made are detailed below. Thank you.

Giving Online?

Securely donate online via the website, used by all major UK/US charities. Donations go directly to the Martha Trust charity. Just click on one of the below buttons.

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By Cheque?

1. Make cheques payable to "Martha Trust"

2. Write on the back of the cheque: "Baumker (2010 ABSA Cape Epic)"

3. Please post the cheque to:

Julie Gayler
Fundraising & Communications Manager
Martha Trust
Homemead Lane, Hacklinge,
Deal, Kent.
CT14 0PG
United Kingdom

By Bank Transfer?

Transfers can be made directly to Martha Trust.

Please contact us for Martha Trust's bank account details.

How your donation / sponsorship helps

Private Individual

Example of Individual Donation (by UK taxpayer)
(by an individual using Gift Aid*)

Individual makes donation of:
Martha Trust can reclaim Tax on this at 28%:
Total received by Martha Trust:

Cost to Donor
Less Tax Relief (40%-22%)=18%                 
Net Cost to higher-rate tax paying Donor

280    1,280


*Gift Aid:
Introduced by the Inland Revenue, Gift Aid entitles the Martha Trust to claim back from the Government 28p for every 1 that is donated. The scheme applies to UK taxpayers who pay income tax and/or capital gains tax. (As required by Gift Aid, please fill in your full details on the website.)

Company Sponsorship

Example of Company Donation
(by a company paying corporation tax at 30%)

Company makes donation to the Martha Trust of:
Company can reclaim relief from Corp. Tax at 30%:

Cost of the donation to the company: