3 ways to help

Shopping. Fundraising. Giving.

Every contribution to the Authors’ Contingency Fund, no matter how small, can make a difference.

Whether you use our fundraising links when you shop at your usual online stores, or spend time raising money, or can afford to donate, your help is greatly appreciated.


The Contingency Fund is only made possible by the donations we receive. If you can afford to give, here are a few ways you can do it – from one off gifts and regular payments, to remembering the Fund in your will.

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Can you spare some time to organise a sponsored event or auction to help raise money for the Fund (and hopefully have some fun in the process)? Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Donate while you shop via our affiliate and fundraising links. It won’t cost you any more, but the Fund will earn a few pence on anything you spend with Blackwell’s, John Lewis, M&S, Argos, Amazon and more.

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The Authors’ Contingency Fund is a registered charity number 212406.

Illustration © Antonio Rodriguez