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Your donation

Your billing details

Recipient's details

By providing the recipient's address, you are agreeing to a welcome pack being sent to them with details of their gift.

They will not be contacted for marketing or any other purposes. If you do not provide an address, the pack will be sent to you.

Stay in touch

We'd love to keep you updated on the work of the Canal & River Trust, including how your donations are making a difference and other ways that you can get involved.

Please let us know if you'd be happy to be contacted:

By post

It is important for us to be able to contact you by post to acknowledge your support as well as send you information as part of your Friends regular donation or relating to other donations.

We would also like to let you know more about the work of the Canal & River Trust and how you can help ensure the country's waterways are there for everyone to enjoy, now and in the future.

However, if you would prefer to not receive such information by post, please let us know by calling 0303 040 4040 or emailing

You can also manage your contact preferences at any time by accessing your MyTrust account online.

Please see our Privacy Policy and Supporter Promise for more information.

Your Privacy

At Canal & River Trust, we take your privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information.

We will always store your personal details as securely as possible and we'll use them to provide the service that you have requested, and communicate with you in the way(s) that you have agreed to.

We will never sell your information to any other commercial or charitable organisation and we will only allow your information to be used by carefully selected specialist suppliers working on our behalf.

Your data may also be used for analysis purposes, to help us provide the most relevant information and the best service possible.

For full details see our Privacy Policy and Supporter Promise.

Gift Aid

Increase your gift by 25% at no extra cost to you, if you are a UK taxpayer, under the Gift Aid scheme.

A £0.00 donation will equal a £0.00 total with no extra cost to you.

I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference.

Please let us know if you want to cancel this declaration, change your name or home address, or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains.

Your bank details

Instruction to your bank or building society to pay by Direct Debit

Please pay Canal & River Trust Direct Debits from the account detailed in this instruction subject to the safeguards assured by the Direct Debit Guarantee. I understand that this instruction may remain with Canal & River Trust and, if so, details will be passed electronically to my bank / building society.

The Direct Debit Guarantee

  • This Guarantee is offered by all banks and building societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits.
  • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit Canal & River Trust will notify you 14 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request Canal & River Trust to collect a payment, confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request.
  • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit, by Canal & River Trust or your bank or building society, you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society - If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when Canal & River Trust asks you to.
  • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us.

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