The Charitable Foundation was established in 1998 as a registered charity (number 1069082) and a company limited by guarantee. The Charitable Foundation is independent of the YBS Group and is run by two internal and three external trustees. It's their role to decide which good causes will receive support from the Charitable Foundation.
Since it made its first donation in 1999, the Charitable Foundation has made a difference to local communities across the UK by donating over £6 million via a total of 20,354 donations.
In 2014 the Charitable Foundation donated over £464,000 to charities and good causes, with 92% of donations given to causes nominated by Society customers and colleagues.
The majority of the Charitable Foundation’s funding comes from Society members who participate in the Small Change Big Difference® scheme.
If you're a registered charity or charitable cause, you could get financial support from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation.
An easy and impactful way for customers to support the Charitable Foundation by donating the pennies of their interest earned once a year.
Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation is delighted to be holding ‘Small Change Big Difference® Week’ from 17 to 22 August 2015.
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