Charitable and political donations—donation due diligence form

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  • Charitable and political donations—donation due diligence form

Charitable and political donations—donation due diligence form

The due diligence procedural questions contained in this form will be applied to donations over £[x], according to the levels of risk. The answers to these questions will assist in the process of deciding whether or not to make a donation.

To be completed by [person(s) making that decision, eg the Risk team].

    1. 1

      General

      Proposed recipient[Insert name]
      Date[Insert date]
      Internal contact[Insert name]
    1. 2

      The donation

      Amount of proposed donation (in £)£[Insert amount]
      Reason(s) for donation[Insert reason(s)]
      Is/are the reason(s) for donation clear and legitimate?☐ Yes
      ☐ No—the donation must not be made
      Could the timing of the donation influence the award of business or a contract, or be perceived to?☐ Yes—refer to [insert name, eg ABC Officer]
      ☐ No
      Has the donation been proposed, requested or arranged through a third party?☐ Yes—refer to [insert name, eg ABC Officer]
      ☐ No
      Is the proposed method of payment of the donation transparent and without any cause for concern, eg a donation routed through a third party or via an offshore structure might give rise to concerns and should prompt further enquiry?☐ Yes
      ☐ No—refer to [insert name, eg ABC Officer]
      Is the proposed donation appropriate and consistent with the needs of the recipient?☐ Yes
      ☐ No—refer to [insert name, eg ABC Officer]
      Does the nature or level of the gift result in current or

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