Funding the AFCU

You can give to the Union in a number of ways....

  • Online

  • Perhaps the easiest way to give to the AFCU. Donate online using credit or debit card or your PayPal account now.

  • Banker's Order and Gift Aid Form

  • Download, print and complete this form. After completion please send to:

    Havelock House,
    Barrack Road,
    GU11 3NP.

  • Standing Order

  • If you would like to set up a Standing Order yourself, perhaps using online banking, then any Gifts should go to Armed Forces’ Christian Union: Sort Code: 40-52-40. Account Number: 00015977.
    [Please note that this account is only used to receive Gifts to AFCU. If you wish to pay for something, such as attendance at an AFCU event, then there is another bank account number. Please check with the AFCU office if you plan to do this.]

  • Cheques & Bank Transfers

  • You can also send us a cheque or pay by Bank Transfer using the bank details given above. Please make cheques payable to ‘Armed Forces’ Christian Union’.

  • Through the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

  • Those with with a CAF account can donate to the AFCU through the Charities Aid Foundation website. Go to

  • Through the Payroll Giving Scheme

  • The Payroll Giving Scheme enables serving personnel and those in receipt of service pensions to make regular donations to selected charities with monies taken directly from their pay or pension.

    The donations are deducted such that £10 from one's pay after tax is worth about £12.80 to the charity (less the agent's fee of not more than 3%). This assumes that the standard rate of tax of 22% is paid by the donor.

    Payroll giving is a convenient means of regular giving, although it does incur the small loss of the agent's 3% fee.

    The MOD's Payroll Giving Scheme is administered by South West Charitable Giving of Churchtown, Peter Tavy, Tavistock, Devon PL19 9NP. Details of the schemes are available on (email to For serving personnel details are also contained in Defence Instruction and Notices 2005DIN02-199 dated October 2005.

    Giving under this scheme cannot be made through the Gift Aid scheme as tax relief would end up being given twice. Individuals may, however, continue to make other donations to charities through the Gift Aid scheme.