Smee & Ford: Helping you to optimise your legacy income

Established for over 100 years, Smee & Ford is the UK's leading provider of trusted legacy information.

Our legacy notification services ensure that charities receive timely information on specific legacies left to them, or notification of money left in wills or trusts for unspecified charitable purposes. Our dedicated and highly skilled team of reporters read over 5,000 wills every week to ensure that our clients benefit from the most up-to-date information.

Smee & Ford also provide subscription and bespoke data services to help charities to analyse their legacy incomes and make informed decisions to drive their activities.

Smee & Ford is a part of Wilmington Group PLC. Wilmington also operate a number of other services for charities under the following brands.

Charity Financials

CharityFinancials is the only fully interactive online tool containing the latest available financial information on 163,000 charities, giving a unique overview of the total charities market over financial, causal, beneficiary and geographical parameters.

For an even more detailed look at the third sector marketplace, CharityFinancials.com allows you to manipulate the full financial breakdowns of the top 5,000 charities, giving you a deeper understanding of the sector, from financial analysis right through to contact details of key people.

For further information regarding our methodology please call Mark Pincher, Product Development Manager directly on 0207 324 2361.

Charity Choice

charitychoice.co.uk is an online giving portal that brings charities and supporters together.

We help charities of all sizes to gain supporters, donations and new fundraisers as well as providing the tools to add legacy & appeal campaigns, post news and even request volunteers and goods for free. For more information on how your charity can register for free with Charity Choice visit the Are You A Charity? area of the site or call 020 7549 2571.

Charity Choice is also available as a range of print directories which help charities to raise awareness of the need for legacies. Charity Choice UK, Charity Choice Scotland and Charity Choice Northern Ireland are circulated to 17,500 wills and probate solicitors who advise individuals when they are making their will and considering leaving a charitable bequest. To get your charity listed in any of the Charity Choice directories call 020 7549 8613.