Yes some people can give to MVGB and claim Tax relief on their accounts. Please see link to find out more here.
When you give a donation with Paypal – Paypal take 2.9% plus 30p per transaction as their admin cost
When you give a donation with a Credit Card – The credit card company take 3% per transaction for their admin cost
When you give a donation by Cheque – The bank charges £1.50 per cheque for their admin cost
When you give a donation by a Bank Transfer (BACS) – No transaction charges – FREE
When you give a donation by Standing Order – No transaction charges – FREE
When you give a donation by Direct Debit – GoCardless take 1% of the monthly amount for their admin costs (min 20p – max £2)
When you give a donation with Virgin Money – Virgin Money take 4.5% per transaction for their admin cost
**If you would like to cover these costs for MVGB when you give your gift, then please add them to the amount you give**
Cheque should be made payable to Missionary Ventures. And mailed to PO Box 741, Rochdale, OL164QD.
Please include a note stating your preference for the donation
Any donation can be made in honour of or to remember a friend or loved one. Simply enclose a note indicating your intent. At your request, MVGB will also send a letter to the person or family you are recognising with the names of those who contributed. Please provide the name and address of the person who is to receive the letter. If you wish to make the contribution online, you can include this information in the “Comments” section.
You can preference a particular team member with a cheque made out to MVGB or by credit/debit card. Please include the team member’s name. You can also give to the general support of the team trip. A processing fee of 3% is added for credit/debit card donations and 1% for Direct Debit payments for team trips.
Your donation qualifies for Gift Aid if you pay tax in the UK and have signed the Gift Aid declaration. Every £1 that you donate with Gift Aid is worth £1.25 to MVGB at no extra cost to you. For more information.
Donations can be preferenced for a specific missionary’s support. Simply write “Preferenced for Missionary’s Name” on a note or on the relevant drop down option on the Missionaries Give page LINK. You can also give online by credit/debit card, Direct Debit. A fee of 3% is deducted from donations given by credit/debit card and 1% by Direct Debit payment which covers the processing fees.
Currently MVGB retains 0% of donations given for missionary personal support. MVGB then covers the costs of processing donations, sending donor receipts, and maintaining compliance with legal and governmental regulations and requirements. Missionaries then receive 100% of the donations given for their personal Support. There is 3% deducted on donations given by credit/debit card, 1% for Direct Debit payments which covers the processing fees.
Currently MVGB retains 15% of donations given for projects for administrative expenses. MVGB then covers the costs of processing donations, accurate accounting of funds, reporting systems and accountability per project. The project then receives 85% of the donations given. There is an additional 3% deducted on donations given by credit/debit card, 1% for Direct debit payments which covers the processing fees.
Missionaries receive their support by the 7th of the month for all funds received during the previous month.
Charities commission – Our policies and procedures follow the best practice issued by the charities commission
Board of Trustees – receive reports on the accounts and ensure MVGB follows our own policies and procedures plus follow the charities commission rules of best practice
MVGB acts in the best interest of the people we are involved with, donors, volunteers, team members, missionaries, communities and all the relevant authorities involved in charity work. All our financial activity is transparent. If you would like more information please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07453080119.
MVGB have a policy that all gift aid comes into the Charity and placed in a discretionary account so that MVGB can make a choice and prioritise where that money is best needed. This follows the Charities Commision Gift Aid rules.
MVGB credit/debit card processing service charges 3% to process charges. We then deduct 3% from credit/debit card donations. 1% for Direct Debit Transactions.
You can call the office and update your card information at +44 7453080119. If we have contacted you that your card is no longer valid, you can go on-line at LINK and restart the donation with current information.
To set up a monthly donation by debit/credit card you can go online at LINK to start the donation. Click the box “Make this a monthly donation.” By choosing monthly, the donation will continue on that date until you cancel. To set up a monthly recurring donation from your bank account (BACS), please call us at +44 7453080119.
If the monthly donation is from your bank account, you can choose from the following dates: 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, or the last day of the month.
By credit/debit card, if you have a certain day of the month you prefer for your donation to occur, please start your donation on that date by going online at LINK. By choosing monthly, the donation will continue on that date until you cancel. Monthly debit/credit card donations are processed every day of the month.
MVGB is grateful for those who include the ministry in their planned giving. When preparing your will, trust, annuity or life insurance policy, we will assist in anyway your solicitor, financial institution, or financial advisor needs. Please contact our accounting department at +44 7453080119 or see here.
You can give to MVGB and preference your giving to general admin and yes this is amazing for us as it helps immensely in our planning and sustainability. You can also become a MVGB Admin Partner – click here.
Thank you so much for raising money for MVGB, we really appreciate your support! Please send us a cheque made payable to ‘Missionary Ventures’ to:
Missionary Ventures GB
PO Box 741
It would be great if you could also let us know how you raised the money (and be sure to include your name and address so that we can send you a thank you letter!).
Regular giving is the best way to support MVGB. It lets us plan our work more effectively: to help people to improve their lives through long-term development programmes; so we can respond to disasters and emergencies; and to achieve lasting change. It also means we have a flexible and reliable income we can always count on. You can set up a regular donation for us to use across all of MVGB’s work.