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Sage accounting software for charities and non-profits

Put charity work first with Sage Accounting

Sage accounting software for small non-profits gives you a single place to view finances, from incoming donations to outgoing payments. Get 50% off your subscription today.

Get a complete view of your accounting

Easily view weekly and monthly budgeting, donations in, quarterly summaries and end-of-year accounts from a single place with Sage Accounting for trusts, charities and non-profits.

Save hours of admin time

Every minute you spend doing your finances, you’re away from the charity work that really matters. Free up your time by reconciling transactions and donations automatically and collaborating with board members in real-time.

Work on the go with the mobile app

Out at a volunteering event? Use our cloud accounting software for non-profits to snap, capture and upload receipts instantly. Keep track of donations with one, clear place to view your finances – the Sage Accounting mobile app for iOS and Android.

Easily accept donations via invoices

Send donors sales invoices to receive donations and send tax receipts back quickly and efficiently. And Sage Accounting comes with card reader integration for effortless payments.

50% off for registered charities, trusts and non-profits

If you’re a registered non-profit charity, trust or society you can save up to 50% through Sage Foundation. Eligible non-profits can benefit from discounted Sage Business Cloud subscriptions to save time, reduce costs, eliminate errors, and achieve compliance.

FAQs

Sage Accounting for charities helps you manage all of your finances quickly and easily from a single place. Our non-profit customers use Sage Accounting to:

  • Make sense of financial grants, donations and overheads with dedicated labelling
  • Easily accept payments and donations from anywhere
  • Pay employees quickly and accurately, while staying compliant with HMRC
  • Get a complete view of your cashflow to review income and outgoings
  • Manage donations and cheques, collaborate instantly with board members and cut your admin time
  • Work from home, at events or on the go with our intuitive mobile app

If you're collecting for your charity, there are two ways to record cash donations inside of Sage Accounting. Either use the mobile app or log in online. Through our cloud accounting software for non-profits you can add the cash lodgements to the relevant account.

Sage Accounting for non-profits is easy to set up and get started. Your accountant can help you import a chart of accounts and reconcile your books.

There are plenty of ways you can save time with Sage Accounting. Here are just some examples:

Automate manual tasks

By automating tasks, you can cut down the amount of time you spend on manual data entry to save money and focus on the areas of the business that need the most attention.

  • Set up recurring invoices to avoid starting from scratch each time
  • Add invoices in bulk to save time
  • Get Google Drive integration to get automatic copies of invoices and quotes online
  • Connect your bank and let transactions flow into Sage Accounting for easy reconciliation

AutoEntry

Spend less time on admin and more time on your charity work with a paperless way to manage receipts. Simply snap, scan or email a photo of your receipts, bank transactions, invoices or other documents for your Sage accounts using AutoEntry. Then categorise, publish and share them with your accountant through Sage Accounting. AutoEntry captures tax summaries and full line item details including description, quantity and unit price so it’s an easy way to log the information you need, when you need it.

Other ways to save time:

  • Use dashboards to view your financial data instantly
  • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
  • Create and send invoices, easily follow up with clients on outstanding invoices and track the health of your business in real-time from anywhere with the mobile app
  • See a live running total of your tax liabilities, plan ahead and submit to HMRC
  • View cash flow forecasts in real-time to make faster business decisions

Sage Marketplace

Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, bringing you more tools that help you get the job done.

AutoEntry

Remove the need for data entry

AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

Ordo Accounts Plus

Getting paid made easy

Ordo allows you to send and receive payments in real time, for a single flat fee of 20p, no matter the amount.

Castaway

3 – way modelling and forecasting

Castaway is a reporting and business modelling solution that allows you to budget, forecast, analyse KPI’s, model scenarios and manage consolidations.

Joiin

Make smarter decisions

Automate the way you consolidate financial, sales and KPI data with Joiin. Create great looking, detailed reports that can be accessed on any device, anywhere.

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Learn about our discounts for charities

View our range of discounts giving you up to 50% off Sage products and integrations - and learn if you’re eligible.