Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising legacies payroll giving Record number of awards for employers’ payroll giving schemes This year 3,347 Payroll Giving Quality Mark Award certificates have been distributed by the Institute of Fundraising to recognise employers’ commitment to payroll giving. According to the Institute, this is a record number of certificates, an increase of over 1,200 on last year’s total.Quality Mark Awards are available in bronze, silver and gold versions. Any organisation that has achieved any of these is to eligible to enter the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards. The deadline for entries is 16 July.Lee Grant, Tax-Effective Giving Project Manager at the Institute of Fundraising, urged employers to enter the awards. He added: “Payroll Giving really is showing its strength in this recent period of economic uncertainty. We are delighted that so many employers have taken part in Payroll Giving and achieved the high standards demanded of the Quality Mark.”The Institute also reported that during 2008/09 employers had added over £13 million to their employees’ contributions.www.pgxawards.com AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 19 May 2010 | News 26 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.