We will return donations in the following circumstances, within one month of discovering or being informed that:
We will consider returning donations in the following circumstances:
Donations will not usually be returned in any circumstances if the donation date was more than 6 months before the issue was discovered or we were informed.
The trustees or executive staff may delay acceptance of a donation, for example to suggest a more tax-efficient way to give. It is understood that there is a risk that the donor may decide not to give when acceptance has been delayed.
The trustees or executive staff may decide to refuse a donation
A careful minute of the decision and the reasons for it must be kept, and all reasonable effort will be made to explain the reasons to the donor affected.
If a donation is suspected to be an attempt at bribery, coercion or other illegal activity, the trustees or executive staff will report the situation to the Charity Commission and seek advice.
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Changes to this policy
Any changes we may make to this policy in the future will be posted on our website and, where appropriate, we may notify you by email.