At Barclays our advice extends far beyond helping you and your family just manage financial assets. Our philanthropy service plays an integral part of our Private Bank by engaging, educating and supporting our clients – and their families – in their personal giving journey.


In today's busy world it can be hard to find a quiet moment to think about philanthropy and what it means to you and your family. Where to start, how much to give, what cause areas to consider, and how to achieve the right balance and results are just some of the questions we ask ourselves.

It can be difficult to find the answers given the range of information available and how it is presented. So, wherever you are in your journey, we can help you access the right assistance for a range of issues including:

Our philanthropy service plays an integral part of our Private Bank


Our new ‘Your Guide to Giving’, has been written to provide step-by-step advice and to answer questions about all aspects of charitable giving in five easy-to-read chapters. It is the first of its kind from a UK Wealth Manager featuring practical information on a variety of topics as well as case studies and personal insights. Charitable giving can be challenging so our guide aims to address key areas from where to start through to achieving the best results. For a copy of ‘Your Guide to Giving’, please contact your Private Banker.


Barclays provides forums to help give further insight into the world of philanthropy.

Through master classes and workshops, our Private Banking clients can learn more about how to get the most out of their giving from other philanthropists as well as experts in the field.

Themes include:

  • Learn about techniques for effective giving
  • Advice on the best vehicles and methods of giving for you
  • Involving the family - creating an inter-generational legacy
  • Engaging with donors - the impact of large and small donations on charities

To find out more about banking with Barclays, please contact us and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.

Philanthropy services are not available to clients with less than GBP 500,000 or currency equivalent in investible assets.