How to give to Bishops’ Appeal

A brief guide to giving online

We hope that the following practical information will be helpful for readers wishing to make online donations.  Your support is much appreciated.

  • Online donations can be made, in euro or sterling, for amounts of €10.00 / £10.00 or more.
  • Donors making a contribution in this way will be asked to enter a code provided on the website before proceeding to payment (as a check to verify that they are making the payment in person).  This is known as a Captcha Enter code and is displayed in the bottom right corner on desktops and the bottom of the page on mobiles – please see example below:

  • You will be also asked to enter some personal information to ensure that we can record and properly acknowledge your donation – email address, name, address, town/city, county, and phone number.  All of your personal information will be processed in keeping with data protection law and our privacy policy.

Give Through Your Bank

Donations can be lodged directly into our euro or sterling accounts.

Please note, that in order to acknowledge receipt of your donation, it is important that you state the parish or individual name in the lodgement narrative. Also, if the funds are for a specific appeal, country or project please state this. To double check, you can email with the specifications.

Euro €

Account Name: Representative Church Body – Bishops’ Appeal
Bank: Bank of Ireland, College Green
Account Number: 49839499
Sort Code: 90-00-17
IBAN: IE31 BOFI 9000 1749 8394 99

Sterling £

Account Name: The Representative Church Body of the Church of Ireland, Current Account
Account Number: 13098975
Sort Code: 90-21-27
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Address: Belfast City Branch, BT1 2BA

Charity Regulation

Bishops’ Appeal is a registered charity in both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland:

Republic of Ireland Registered Charity Number: 20019068 (CHY 8026)

Northern Ireland Charity Number: 101325

Give By Cheque

Send a euro or sterling cheque, payable to Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal to:

Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal
Church of Ireland House
Church Avenue
Dublin 6
D06 CF67

Give Through Your Parish

Donations can be made through your parish or your diocesan office.  However, giving through in this way can make it difficult to acknowledge receipt and thank you for your contribution.

Get More From Your Donation

Taxpayers in the UK can give more help by ‘Gift Aiding’ donations.  To download a Gift Aid form, in PDF format, please click here: Bishops’ Appeal Gift Aid Form

PAYE taxpayers in the Republic of Ireland can increase the benefit to Bishops’ Appeal when they donate €250 or more. This tax concession is given on a full tax year basis so Bishops’ Appeal receives the benefit on donations given in one tax year during the following year.