Become a supporter

INQUEST is an independent charity funded partly by grants, but the generous donations of INQUEST’s supporters are crucial.

Please help INQUEST to support bereaved families through the inquest system.

INQUEST has been working for truth, justice and accountability after contentious deaths for over 30 years, and needs your help to continue its award-winning specialist casework service and its influential policy and campaigning work. There has never been a greater demand for our service - but at the same time never greater pressure on our limited resources.

Making a donation, no matter how big or small, will help us to maintain our work advising and supporting over 1,500 bereaved family members and friends per year. Each year we respond to 5,000 queries from policy makers, the media, parliamentarians and the general public, and on average have an open caseload of 350 cases at any time. INQUEST is totally reliant upon donations and grants and that is why your help is crucial in maintaining our unique service. Without INQUEST's active and sustained campaigning, controversial proposals like those for ‘secret' inquests would have crept into law. Every supporter, any donation, will make a significant difference to our work.

You can help INQUEST financially by:

  • making an annual subscription as a supporter or affiliating to INQUEST;
  • making a donation as a one-off or as a direct debit - for any amount you choose;
  • subscribing to our legal journal ;
  • fundraising for INQUEST
  • encouraging your family and friends to support us too.

By becoming a supporter of INQUEST you can make a regular contribution to our work. Supporters will receive annual reports on our activities, achievements and matters of concern as well as our e-newsletter if you include an email address.

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All online supporter payments are made securely via PayPal.


You can also make a donation online. All online donations are made securely via the Charities Aid Foundation and include the option to Gift Aid your contribution if you are a UK taxpayer.

You can also become a supporter or make a donation by cheque or postal order sent to the INQUEST office. Just download this form and return it to the INQUEST office, or click here to email your details and we will post a form to you.

Fundraising for INQUEST

INQUEST is grateful to the many individuals, businesses and organisations who have raised funds and made donations to us in many different ways. We would like to hear from you if you have any ideas on how you can help INQUEST to raise the funds we need. INQUEST has a JustGiving account, so you can set up your own page to raise funds for us too.

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