The following list provides a list of key contacts within the Payroll Giving Sector. Each section provides a website link and contact information:

Payroll Giving Agencies

Any organisation wishing to run a Payroll Giving scheme has to register with a payroll giving agency (PGA) from the HMRC approved list which can be found here. The PGA's receive donations from companies and then send (disburse) donations to the nominated charities.  Listed here are the main PGA's along with website and contact details:

Charitable Giving

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

Charities Trust

Giving Force


Professional Fundraising Organisations (PFO's)

Any organisation that has a Payroll Giving scheme and wishes to work with an external agency to promote Payroll Giving to their employees can work with a PFO to engage their staff and promote the scheme. Employees can choose from a selection of charities within the PFO's 'basket'. Here are the 4 PFO's currently operating in the sector:

Payroll Giving in Action

Hands on Payroll Giving



Payroll Giving Special Interest Group 

The Payroll Giving Special Interest Group exists to bring together charity fundraisers involved in payroll giving to share information, best practice and new ideas, as well as debate current challenges. It also provides a great opportunity to hear from other sector colleagues whether from charities, professional fundraising organisations (PFO's), agencies or industry bodies.

Webpage: Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Payroll Giving (


The Chartered Institute of Fundraising

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIOF) are the membership body for UK fundraising. A charity themselves, they seek to champion the work of individual fundraisers, charities, and their partners. They provide professional training, qualifications, support and an annual National Convention.

Website: Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Homepage (

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is the Chartered Institute for payroll, pensions and reward professionals in the UK. With more than 9,500 individuals benefitting from the CIPP’s membership benefits, support and education services, the Institute is dedicated to raising the profile of payroll in businesses across the UK and internationally.

Website: UK Payroll, Pensions & Training for Professionals | CIPP