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You are the heart of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

We are excited about the future of our dynamic North East, and believe art, culture and heritage sits firmly at the heart of our region - help us keep it there.

If we do not secure £220,000 our future is at risk and with it the heart and soul of our region. 


Payroll Giving

Giving directly from your salary is easy and tax effective

When you donate through the Payroll Giving, you can quickly and easily support arts, culture and heritage in the North East. Your donation is taken from your pay before tax is deducted, which means you save and even small donations go further.

For example, if you agree to give £10 a month from your gross salary. This regular gift will actually only cost you £8 (at the 20% basic rate of tax) or £6 (at the 40% rate of tax) yet Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums will still get the full £10, because HMRC will make up the difference.

If you would like to register for Payroll Giving and donate to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, please follow these simple steps:

  • Check with your employer that they offer payroll giving scheme to their staff. 
  • Alternatively, search for your employer on the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) register or call their helpline on 03000 123 000 and they can check for you.
  • If your employer is not already contracted with this scheme, they can register for free by downloading an application pack from the CAF website or telephoning 03000 123 000.

Once your employer is contracted, all you need to do is complete a CAF Donor Instruction Form (available from the CAF website) and give it to your employer. If you would like to chat through your donation then please contact Catherine Kirkham Payroll Giving Team.


Our galleries, museums, and heritage sites hold a special place in people’s hearts and memories. Once your family have been provided for, consider including a bequest to a venue which has meant a lot to you and your family.

Help us to secure the future of the venues and collections you and your family are passionate about. Leaving a gift in your will to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums will help us to protect the stories of the North East for the future.

Any gift, large or small, makes a real and lasting difference to the people that we work with.

We’re here to help and can answer any questions you may have regarding legacy giving.

If you are interested in discussing a donation or have any questions at all, please contact Catherine Kirkham via Email.