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Double your Donation to Restore

We are delighted that Restore has been accepted for a matchfunding scheme on Crowdfunder which could result in Restore receiving up to £10,000 of matchfunding from National Emergencies Trust (NET) Local Action Fund. This is part of the NET coronavirus appeal offering support to voluntary and community organisations in the UK to help them counter the financial challenges created by the pandemic.  Charities eligible for this funding include those offering services to refugees and asylum seekers.

If you donate to Restore via our Crowdfunder page (click here) for this scheme between 17 November and 14 December, NET will matchfund your donation.  This is a great opportunity as your donation will be doubled at no extra cost to you.

There are a few conditions:

  • We need at least 25 people to make a donation via the scheme to get match funding. If there are less than 25 we don’t get any matchfunding.  If there are 25 or more then all donations are match funded. So donations of any size really make a difference.
  • Each person can only donate once and get the donation match funded.
  • Your donation can be gift aided but the match funding cannot be gift aided.
  • Crowdfunder takes a small fee from your donation ie 1.9% plus 20p per donation plus VAT on that fee.  (But that is lower than some other platforms e.g. Virgin Money Giving). There is no fee on the matchfunding from NET, the full amount will be given to Restore.
  • The match funding is on donations up to £250. So if you give £300, the match funding is £250.
  • Other charities will also be ‘competing’ for this matchfunding.  There is a total of £1.2 million of NET matchfundng available, and it will give on a first-come first-served basis.  So the quicker you make your donation the more likely it is to be matchfunded.

So please donate and help boost Restore’s fundraising for 2022.
Please also share details of the scheme with family, friends, in your church or community group and via social media.



Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!  The fantastic news is that we now have over 25 donors, which is the threshold for matchfunding.  So, ALL DONATIONS WILL BE MATCHFUNDED (aka doubled) by The National Emergencies Trust Local Action Fund.  That’s all donations since the scheme went live on 17 December. We are so excited and so very grateful!  And, there’s still nearly 3 weeks to go before the scheme closes!!


Click here to donate to Restore and have your donation DOUBLED!

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