How Does it Work?

If you have shares which are uneconomical to sell, you may wish to consider donating them to ShareGift, the share donation charity.

ShareGift specialise in accepting small shareholdings that would cost more to sell than they are worth, generating substantial funding for charities. Rainbows Hospice have already received more than £5,000 from ShareGift. Simply mention the Rainbows Hospice when you make your gift. ShareGift also accept larger donations of shares.

Donate your shares

Who are Sharegift?

ShareGift is an independent UK registered charity (No. 1052686) which specialises in releasing the money locked up in small shareholdings, but which can accept donations of any size.

ShareGift works by collecting together small lots of shares until there are enough to sell and then donating the resulting proceeds to a wide range of charities and charitable causes. To date ShareGift has donated over £48 million to more than 3,500 charities.

ShareGift make their grants based upon research and suggestions from donors. You can help support Rainbow’s work by donating any size of shareholdings you may have to ShareGift and mentioning Rainbows.

If you are a UK taxpayer, you can claim income tax relief on the value of most stocks and securities when you donate them to a charity. In addition, donating shares charitably gives rise to neither a gain nor a loss for Capital Gains Tax (CGT) purposes. For more information on ShareGift visit their website.