Donate to the Authors' Emergency Fund

The support we can offer to authors in need is only made possible by the generosity of other authors and organisations.

Here you will find a list of ways to donate to the Authors’ Emergency Fund – whether directly or indirectly – to keep our funds alive for authors for as long as possible.

If you have any questions, or you would like to donate via cheque or another method, please contact

Thank you for your support.


Direct bank transfer

If you can make a donation to the Authors' Emergency Fund, you can do so directly using the BACS details below. If you can donate, please get in touch to let us know, then we can thank you (whether publicly or privately).

Account Name: Authors’ Contingency Fund
Sort Code: 40-07-13
Account Number: 01473727

For international payments, please use:

IBAN: GB50HBUK40071301473727

Our charity number is 212406.

With Gift Aid, we can claim 25p from the government on every £1 you give. Please download and complete this form to make your donation go further.


Donate online

Visit our Go Fund Me page and donate to our fundraising campaign.



Easyfundraising is a simple way to donate money to a charity or cause of your choice as you shop online – at no extra cost to you. Once you’ve made a purchase online the retailer will then make a small donation to your cause.

Simply register at and add ‘The Authors’ Contingency Fund’ to your list of charities to support – and continue to shop online as you normally would.



If you already use Amazon, AmazonSmile is a separate website that operates in the same way, with the same products, prices and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to a charity or cause of your choice.

Support us by adding us to your list of charities: The Authors’ Contingency Fund.