Companies, Funding sources, Fundraising

The Guide to UK Company Giving 2025/26

The leading guide which includes details of over 400 companies and 162 associated corporate charities in the UK that support community and voluntary organisations. The guide gives advice on what to be aware of when seeking company support and how to apply.

The 2023/24 edition of this guide has sold out but you can pre-order the 2025/26 edition now. As a special offer, if you pre-order now, we will give you free access to our Company Giving data on https://fundsonline.org.uk/ up until 31 December 2024 so that you do not have to wait for the information you need.

How can you maximise your chances of winning corporate support in the UK? You need to know which companies give, why they give, what their criteria are and how to ask in the right way. Offering insight into over 400 companies that collectively contribute around £442 million in the UK in cash donations and in-kind support, The Guide to UK Company Giving helps you to do just that.

What does it cover?

The guide includes details on companies’ giving strategies and advice on how to identify those companies most likely to support your organisation. It also contains a full description of each company’s community activities and a separate section on around 160 corporate grant-making charities which together give almost £260 million. Each entry includes an at-a-glance profile, outlining:

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) information
  • Levels of giving in the UK and whether in cash or in kind
  • Partnerships, including Charity of the Year
  • Matched funding and payroll giving
  • Pro bono work
  • Commercially led support, including sponsorship

Who is this book for?

Both voluntary organisations seeking support from corporates and companies looking to develop their community giving strategy should own this indispensable guide. Research organisations and individuals investigating UK corporate giving and CSR will also need this key resource.

‘This is a comprehensive resource that can help charities and businesses to navigate the corporate giving space, and work together for meaningful change.’

Tanya Steele CBE, CEO, WWF-UK

 

The Guide to UK Company Giving is one of our most valued tools in prospecting for corporate support. Using this resource saves us so much time, as we know that we can trust the information within it to be accurate, up to date and comprehensive.’
Lucy Beattie-Cooper, Fundraising Manager, British Blind Sport

 

‘This guide has proven an invaluable and time-saving resource. We use it both for our initial research on potential corporate partners and to form our final prospect pipeline.’
Samantha Collier, Corporate Partnerships Manager, Thames Valley Air Ambulance

 

‘This comprehensive guide is packed with accurate and incredibly useful data as well as tips and advice on where to focus charities’ always-limited resources. It demonstrates that there are potential – and vital – corporate partnerships for charities of all sizes and types.’
Ross Diamond, CEO, Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

Look inside

Have a look inside at the previous edition –The Guide to UK Company Giving 2023/24.

About the author

Ross Hardy

Ross joined DSC in July 2022 as a member of the research team and contributes to our funding guides and funding website. He is co-author of The Guide to New Trusts 2023/24. Before joining DSC, Ross worked on various research projects while studying at the University of Nottingham and as an editor for international relations think tank RAIA.

 

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