Frequently Asked questions

about the Ten Percent Foundation and its work.

what is the ten percent foundation?

Established in 2003 to process the donations made by websites and companies in the Ten Percent Group, the Ten Percent Foundation is a charitable trust, regulated by The Charity Commission. 

what do you do?

We donate money to charity. But not any charities. We only donate according to a fairly strict criteria.

what do you charge?

Nothing. We operate on an entirely voluntary basis. If, in future, we grow to a size requiring staff we will fund any staff salaries out of our company profits.

what is the ten percent campaign?

The Ten Percent Campaign is entirely separate from the charitable trust. We work to a) encourage other businesses to donate a percentage of their profits to charity every year, and b) to highlight and campaign against excessive staff salaries in the charity sector.

what charities do you donate to?

We work according to fairly strict criteria for making donations. Click here for details.

what is the ten percent group?

A group of websites and companies donating 10% of their annual net profits to charity. The group includes Ten Percent Legal, a recruitment consultancy for solicitors, Ten Percent Financial, recruiters for accountants, Interim Lawyers – locum recruiters, UniversityTranscriptions, a specialist academic transcription service and others. For details of the Ten Percent Group please visit

how much money have you raised?

From 2003 to 2022 the Ten Percent Group has donated over £150,000 to the Ten Percent Foundation. We have incurred virtually no administrative costs, so 100% of the money has gone to charity.

How can i get my charity considered for funding?

Email us at, but check out our criteria first.

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