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How to make the most of gift aid

16 Feb 2015
Tags: Gift aid

A lack of understanding among donors of how gift aid works is
potentially costing charities millions of pounds each year.
Organisations need to rethink how they put forward gift aid and make
sure that it is inbuilt in the donation process, explains Andrew O’Brien.

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