How to make a member contribution

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Guidance for financial contributions to the NSPA

Levels of contribution

How to make a payment

In-kind support

Levels of contribution

Here are suggested levels of contribution based on the annual income of your organisation:

Annual Income Suggested contribution
Up to £250k £250
Up to £1 million £500
Up to £3 million £1K
Up to £5 million £1.5K
Up to £10 million £2K
Up to £15 million £2.5K
Up to £20 million £3K
Up to £25 million £3.5K
Up to £30 million £4K
Up to £50 million £4.5K
Over £50 million £5K

This provides no more than a guide for organisations as to an appropriate level of contribution and ultimately it is at a member organisation’s discretion as to its level of contribution. Please remember that any donation will make a difference to us; if all 200 of our organisational members gave us just £100 we would have £20,000 to support our work.


How to make a payment

NSPA funds are held in trust by Samaritans, as the current host organisation and provider of the NSPA’s Secretariat. All members’ contributions are held in a restricted fund used only to fund NSPA projects and activities

Therefore your voluntary contribution should be paid directly to Samaritans. If you require an invoice in order to make a contribution, please contact Penny Fosten on to make arrangements.

Bank transfers:

Account name:                  Samaritans

Account number:              01446634

Sort code:                            30-97-73

Please quote ‘NSPA Member Contribution’ as your payment reference


Small donations can be made via the NSPA Virgin Money Giving account – online here.


Please make cheques payable to Samaritans and ensure that you write ‘For NSPA work’ on the back of the cheque or in the letter, and then send it to:

Penny Fosten

National Suicide Prevention Alliance

The Upper Mill

Kingston Road



KT17 2AF


In-kind support

If you aren’t able to make a financial contribution this year, we would also appreciate offers of in-kind support, including meeting spaces and staff time, particularly in areas like communications, design, copy-writing, web design and social media.

Please email Penny Fosten on with any offers of in-kind support.

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