How to Donate


Care Of Police Survivors (COPS) is an independent charity, registered with the Charity Commission of England & Wales under the registration number 1101478 and Scotland SCO038541. We are also registered with the Inland Revenue under reference number XR74716.

To fulfil our aims, COPS has to generate its own income. This page tells you how you can help.

Donate by Post

If you want to make a donation by post please send a cheque or postal order (made payable to COPS) to the address shown below:

Care Of Police Survivors (COPS),
PO Box 5685,
WS15 9DN

All donations will be acknowledged.

Gift Aid

If you pay tax in the United Kingdom, COPS can claim back a further 28.2% of your donation from the Inland Revenue under the Gift Aid scheme. For example, if you donate £10, your donation will be worth £12.82 to COPS.

All you have to do is complete a Gift Aid Declaration Form, which is available in PDF file format, and send it to COPS.

Standing Order

You can make a regular donation to COPS by completing a standing order form, which is posted to your bank. If you wish to set this up, please download our COPS Standing Order Mandate in PDF file format. Please remember to send us your completed Gift Aid Declaration Form as well.

Donate Online

It is possible to make a donation to COPS right now using our secure online payment systems. Simply click on the DONATE ONLINE NOW button below and follow the instructions shown.

COPS offers the following online donation options:

For Credit/Debit Card donations you can pay in GBP pound sterling (£) , US dollars ($) or in Euros (€)

If you have a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) account, you can make a donation to COPS from your charity account via the CAF website. 'Once at the CAF website type COPS in the search box and proceed from there.'

PLEASE NOTE: We only require a Gift Aid Declaration Form to be completed and returned to us, if you are making a donation using PayPal®. The other online donations on this page are tax efficient.

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