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The Electrical Industries Charity rely solely on fundraising and appreciate every single supporter; it is because of them we can continue to provide the critical support to those facing life changing circumstances in our industry.

We are passionate about helping people in our industry and know that you are too. Here are some of the ways you can get involved to help us make a difference.

We rely on industry members fundraising for us so we can continue supporting our sector day in, day out. You can tackle a fundraising activity as an individual or as a company, whatever you decide to do EIC have tons of ways in which we can support you. Every week across the United Kingdom companies and individuals just like you are coming up with great fundraising ideas to bring people together, learn new skills, raise funds and have fun in the process!

The EIC can also help you to create a donations page on Enthuse, social media campaign and post you an EIC charity bucket. Whether you are whipping up a storm with a bake sale or taking on a sky dive, we want to hear all about it! Contact our fundraising team on and tell them what you’ve been up to. They can also give you some handy tips, tricks and even more ideas to keep you going as an industry superhero.

There are so many ways to be inspired and our handy fundraising pack gives you some ideas to what you can do to support our sector. Once you have picked your activity don’t forget to download the sponsorship form and start asking those around you to support your efforts.

Want to fundraise for the Electrical Industries Charity in a fun and simple way but don’t know where to start? Look no further! Our new fundraising handbook – ‘Fundraising in 15’ gives you 15 ways to raise much needed funds for our sector colleagues in need. There’s boardroom bake offs, office Olympics, skills auctions, raffles and more to inspire you!

The EIC counts on the generous support of individual donors to make a significant impact on our sector. If you are an individual looking to contribute to The EIC, it’s worth noting that personal donations are made post-tax and therefore, they do not require a Gift Aid declaration. However, individuals can still benefit from tax relief through various schemes, such as payroll giving or leaving a legacy to charity in their will.

Your commitment and support as an individual donor play a crucial role in advancing our mission, and we appreciate your dedication to making a meaningful impact in our sector.

We believe in the power of community and collaboration. Join us in making a difference by participating in our exciting events and join us at the industry events. Whether you’re looking to network, learn, or simply have fun, our events offer the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals while supporting a worthy cause. Explore our upcoming challenges and events and discover how you can be a part of our mission to empower and uplift the electrical industry. Your involvement matters and together, we can electrify change.

Last year we gave away over £100,000 in prizes.
For only £1 a month you could be in the chance to win big.


The powerLottery is a key fundraising tool for the Electrical Industries Charity and is run solely to benefit the electrical and energy industries. The lottery is open to everyone and offers every participant the chance to win cash prizes.

Workplace powerLottery

You can also sign up for our workplace powerLottery via your payroll, where your staff are given access to a portal to register and the entry fee is then deducted straight from their pay.

We rely solely on fundraising and we are very lucky to have such a generous industry.
Corporate donations are a crucial part of our fundraising and is the most straightforward way to support your industry charity.

You can make a donation to the EIC at any time throughout the year and companies are entitled to tax relief for qualifying charitable donations made to charities. The donations are paid gross without the deduction of income tax. The donations are deductible from the company’s total profits in the year in which the donations are made. Donations can be paid directly into our account.

Choosing the EIC as your Charity of the Year is a great way to engage all staff across your
organisation to raise much needed funds and awareness of the work of the EIC.

We will work with you to drive staff engagement and provide you with resources and toolkits to create a programe of fundraising activities for your company. 

Whether it’s a physical challenge with your colleagues or a coffee morning, there are many ways to help. 

You can donate directly to our fundraising page or can set your own team page up under our fundraising page:  

The Educational Partnership program gives you access to our content and means that you are covering employee wellbeing and industry social responsibility.

As well as helping us to educate the industry in mental health and wellbeing, you are also getting a ready-made employee wellbeing strategy.

Volunteering is a sure-fire way to make you feel happier and give something back to our industry. You can help by organising an event, joining our regional committees, signing up to become a member of our board or taking on a fundraising activity – whichever you choose to do you are volunteering and making a difference to our sector!

Join a regional committee

Our Regional Committees organise and host over 30 events throughout the year. From golf days to dinners, and fishing days to glamorous balls they generate a big percentage of EIC annual income. Not only do these events and activities provide much-needed funds, but they also spread the message about the Charity’s ability to assist employees and their families as well as businesses.

Our Wellbeing Champions programme is open to all companies large and small within the industry and anyone who is working or has worked within the electrical and energy sector.  

Our Wellbeing Champions recognise the overwhelming need for support in our industry. Our champions help to shape our work within the industry by sharing their experiences and needs. As well as being ambassadors for the Charity within the sector.  

We ask you to implement three fundraising initiatives into your organisation to support our industries Charity: 

Charity Stand Down Hour 

Donate one hour of your employees salary. It is facilitated completely through the company payroll and will be automatically deducted as a one-off donation annually 

EIC Day 

Fundraising day across the business with the aim of each employee fundraising or donating £10 (could be trivia night, dress-down day, bake sale etc) 

Workplace powerLottery 

Facilitated via your payroll 

Help your industries Charity support more industry members in need by signing up to a Commercial Agreement (CA). CA partnership is focused on the manufactures and electrical wholesalers. The programme is designed by the individual companies where a percentage or a defined value of a service is donated to the EIC. CA is focused on benefitting all parties involved, the Charity gain much needed financial support, a Charity ambassador, and more visibility within the industry.

The Charity Stand Down Hour is an annual donation of just one hour of your salary to the Electrical Industries Charity.

The Charity Stand Down Hour is a really simple way you can make a massive difference for your industry charity. The Charity Stand Down Hour is facilitated through your payroll system. All you have to do is notify your Charity Stand Down Hour coordinator that you wish the donate and they will arrange everything for you. There are no change buckets, or fundraising links all you have to say is ‘I want to take part in the Charity Stand Down Hour’. Your Charity Stand Down Hour donation is deducted from your wage by your payroll team and then donated to the Electrical Industries Charity to support sector colleagues in need.

Why take part?

To support the only charity specifically for you no matter your circumstance. Your hour can provide counselling sessions, modified wheelchairs, hospital transportation or support someone’s mortgage while they get back on their feet. Every year the Electrical Industries Charity support thousands of people who need a hand up to help them get to being their best again. Most importantly, your Charity Stand Down Hour will help the EIC to continue to support the electrical and energy sector for another 100 years.

The next step:

Register your companies interest by emailing