Giving in the United Kingdom

Facing History supports teachers as they help student make the essential connection between history and the moral choices they confront in their own lives. We provide teachers with educational resources and support, which they use to teach their students to stand up in the face of injustice and make ethical choices in their daily lives. Together, we’re making a safer world.

Facing History and Ourselves UK Charity number is 1103592.

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Gifts by Mail

Please make cheques payable to Facing History and Ourselves CIO and post to:
Facing History and Ourselves CIO
7-14 Great Dover Street
London, SE1 4YR

Gift Aid

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If you are a UK taxpayer, the value of your gift can be increased by 25% under the Gift Aid scheme at no extra cost to you.

Gift Aid is a way for charities  to increase the value of monetary gifts from UK taxpayers by claiming back the basic rate tax paid by the donor on the gift. 

When making a gift using our online giving forms, you'll be asked if you would like to use Gift Aid. By checking yes, you'll be confirming the following.

  • You are a UK taxpayer
  • This is your own money
  • You are not making a gift on behalf of a group, company, or someone else
  • That the following statement applies to you:

"I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations it is my responsibility to pay any difference."

If you are paying by direct debit or making a recurring gift, please let Facing History know if your UK tax paying circumstances change in the future, should they affect the Gift Aid eligibility of your gifts.

If you are interested in using the Gift Aid option and would like more information, please contact Facing History at +44 (0)20 3096 7844 or [email protected]. For full details about Gift Aid and for answers to tax questions, please visit HM Revenue & Customs.

Planned Giving

With a charitable planned gift to Facing History, you will leave a legacy of support for the vital work we do with teachers and students around the world. 

A gift of this nature welcomes you into The Legacy Community - a critical group of donors who have honoured Facing History, enabling us to more aptly plan for our future.
Examples of charitable planned gift arrangements:

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Gifts of Life Insurance

For more information, or to notify us of your intention to include Facing History in your estate, please contact Facing History at +44 (0)20 3096 7844 or [email protected].

Bank Transfers

To transfer money to Facing History and Ourselves Ltd., please call your bank and request that the funds be transferred to Facing History’s account with HBSC. You can obtain the necessary transfer details by contacting Facing History’s UK Development Office at +44 (0)20 3096 7844 or [email protected].

Once the money has transferred, please - again - contact Facing History’s UK Development Office at +44 (0)20 3096 7844 or [email protected] so that we may confirm success.

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is currently unavailable. If you have any questions, or would prefer to speak to a member of our staff, please call our London office at +44 (0)20 3096 7844.

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programmes to encourage philanthropy among their employees. They sometimes also match spouse and retiree giving! 

By completing a matching gift form through your company, you may be able to double, or even triple, the impact of your gift, which means reaching more teachers and students around the world.

Please send your completed form to us at [email protected] or the address below:

Facing History and Ourselves Limited

Attn: Development Office
Facing History and Ourselves CIO
7-14 Great Dover Street
London, SE1 4YR

Prefer to talk to us in person?

To speak to a member of our development staff, please call:
+44 (0)20 3096 7844
Or email us at [email protected].

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