The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust (RNBT) is always very grateful to receive donations from organisations and members of the public, whatever the amount. Every donation we receive goes towards making someone’s life easier.

None of our income is guaranteed. As a charity, we rely on the goodwill of individuals and organisations and are extremely grateful for the generosity of our donors and their contributions. We are very careful to spend income from donations both wisely and effectively.

Donate online

Donating online is easy and saves time and money. Your donation is processed safely and securely using our payment providers Stripe and GoCardless. Online donations can be a one-off donation or a regular Direct Debit. Simply click on the buttons below to be guided through your chosen online donation process.

Just Giving

You can make a donation using our RNBT Just Giving Page on the click button below.

Donate with Just Giving

Donations by cheque

If you would like to make a donation by cheque, please print this donation form that includes the option of a Gift Aid declaration. Please make all cheques payable to the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust. Once you’ve printed and completed the form, please send it to us at:

The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust
Castaway House
311 Twyford Avenue

Gift Aid

Donating through tax efficient schemes such as Gift Aid, where your donation can be increased by up to a third (at no extra cost to you) are the most effective. All you need to do is sign the appropriate declaration on the donation form and we’ll do the rest.

Donations by Direct Debit

The quickest and easiest way to make regular donations by Direct Debit is by using our online direct debit form. This is also available in a printable version here. Please return your printed forms to us at:

The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust
Castaway House
311 Twyford Avenue

After we have processed your form, it will be forwarded to your bank and you will be notified.

Other ways to donate

There are many ways of donating to the RNBT, whether it’s a financial contribution or a contribution of your time as a volunteer, we are so grateful of your support and could not function without the generosity of our donors and supporters.

Alternative ways to donate

There are also many other ways of “donating” to the RNBT:

  • In memoriam donations, often in lieu of flowers
  • Remembering us in your Will
  • Giving directly through your payroll
  • Organising a fundraising event
  • Ordering merchandise from the Trust

If you have any questions or want to find out more by speaking to a member of our team, call the RNBT on 02392 690112 or email

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