What's the benefit of Gift Aid?
The Heritage Centre is totally independent and self supporting museum. The money we receive from visitors is vital to us and by paying the extra 50p the whole amount of £5.50 becomes a donation and enables us to claim Gift Aid on all of it.
Your £5.50 becomes £6.87 to us, 25% MORE
Why do I have to pay more to be a gift Aid Visitor?
In order to claim Gift Aid back HMRC require us to receive a donation of at least 10% more than our standard admission price.
Can anyone be a Gift Aid Visitor?
You have to be a current UK tax payer and have paid enough tax to cover all of your Gift Aid donations this year.
Where does the 25% come from?
We claimed it back from the tax you will have paid HMRC this financial year.
Does it cost me any more?
No there is no further cost to you.
Do I have to pay Gift Aid?
Certainly not, you are welcome to pay the standard admission charge.
What do you do with the money raised?
The money raised through Gift Aid is vital in keeping the Heritage Centre open and ensuring that future generations will remember the Air Stations unique history and the brave men and women who served their country here through two world wars.
Are you a charity?
Yes, the Heritage Centre is run by the Ian McIntosh Memorial Trust which is a registered Scottish Charity No. SC023193 and regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).