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Charity payments report data glossary

The below table shows all of the data items included in the reporting payments report, along with simple descriptions of what they mean.

Transaction Details

Data itemWhat you get
Transaction IDThe unique ID given by VMG for the donation
Transaction dateDate the donation was made
Transaction typeThe type of donation made (the possible values are: 'Donation to fundraising page', 'Donation to charity', or a 'Regular donation')
Bulk Donation SourceCompany/Corporate or VMG Partner providing the donation. This will be blank for donations made through the VMG website
Paid to charity statusStatus of the payment from Virgin Money Giving to your charity. Values include 'Due to Charity' and 'Paid to Charity'. Only 'Paid to Charity' will be shown in the Payments report
Paid to charity dateThe date the donation was paid to the charity
Payment Run ReferenceReference to identify the payment run for this payment
Bank sort codeThe charity bank account sort code the donation was paid into
Bank account numberThe charity bank account number the donation was paid into
Gross amountShows the donation amount total
Card processing fee amountFee paid for processing card payments
Card processing fee VAT amountVAT paid for processing card payments
Transaction fee amountTransaction fee paid to VMG for the donation
Transaction fee VAT amountTransaction fee VAT paid to VMG for the donation
Total deductionsTotal amount of deductions from the donation (card processing fee and transaction fee, plus VAT)
Net amountDonation amount, less deductions
Donation card typeThe type of card the donation was paid with e.g. Visa, Mastercard or American Express
Donation statusProcessing status for this transaction, with the following values:
'Initiated' - transaction has been made and VMG are waiting to receive the money
'Collected' - VMG have received the money and will transfer in the next weekly payment run
'Settled' - VMG have transferred the money to your bank account (minus any deductions)
'Rejected' - transaction will not be going ahead and no money will be received or transferred
Gift Aid amountThe amount of Gift Aid payable for the donation
Gift aid indicator"Y" indicates the Donor has elected to claim Gift Aid when donating. "N" is shown when the donor has not elected to gift aid their donation, or Gift Aid was not offered to the donor (eg to a campaign where Gift Aid has been turned off). Claiming of this gift aid is subject to HMRC approval
Gift Aid paid to charity statusShows whether Gift Aid has been passed to the charity (possible values are: 'Due to charity' and 'Passed to charity')
Gift Aid paid to charity dateDate the Gift Aid on this donation (if applicable) was paid by Virgin Money Giving to your charity
Amount Received by CharityPayment amount received by charity, including Gift Aid
Donor name on donationName donor chose to leave for display on the fundraising page
Donor messageThe message the donor has left on the donation
Payment descriptionThe description setup by the charity for a preset donation amount on their campaign

Donor details

Data itemWhat you get
Donor current regular donation amountAmount the donor donates to your charity each month
Donor regular donation statusStatus of this donor's monthly donation to your charity. If there was a problem with the most recent donation, this will be ‘failed’. If the donor has subsequently cancelled the monthly donation, it will be ‘inactive’. There will be no further regular payments taken where the status is 'failed' or 'inactive'
Donor first regular donationDate of the donor's first regular donation to your charity
Donor last regular donationDate of the donor's most recent regular donation to your charity
Donor number of regular donations madeNumber of regular donations made by this donor to your charity
Donor total regular donation amountTotal amount the donor has donated to your charity as regular monthly donations
Donor total donation amountCurrent total amount donated by this person for your charity using Virgin Money Giving. This is a running total and not specific to the reporting period
Charity donor IDThe unique ID given by VMG to each charity donor
Donor TypeThe type of donation made (the possible values are: 'Donation to fundraising page', 'Donation to charity', 'Donation to campaign' or a 'Regular donation')
Donor forenameDonor's first name (this will only be shown if the donor has opted in to marketing from the charity)
Donor surnameDonor's last name (this will only be shown if the donor has opted in to marketing from the charity)
Donor 18 or overShows whether the donor is 18 years old or over - valid values are ('Yes', 'No' and 'Unknown')
Donor email addressDonor's email address (this will only be shown if the donor has opted in to marketing from the charity)
Donor Address Line 1Donor's address line 1
Donor Address Line 2Donor's address line 2
Donor Town/CityDonor's town/city
Donor Country/StateThe country/state for the address given by the donor
Donor Country ISO codeISO code for the donors country
Donor PostcodeDonor’s mailing address postcode
Donor marketing consentShows whether the donor has consented to receive marketing from your charity - valid values are ('Yes', 'No' and 'Not Held')
Donor marketing consent dateDate the donor marketing consent was made
Date of first donationDate of donor's first donation to your charity
Date of last donationDate of donor's first donation to your charity
Donor code 1 labelLabel for 'donor code 1' entered by the charity user
Donor code 1 valueValue entered for 'donor code 1' by the charity user
Donor code 2 labelLabel for 'donor code 2' entered by the charity user
Donor code 2 valueValue entered for 'donor code 2' by the charity user
Donor code 3 labelLabel for 'donor code 3' entered by the charity user
Donor code 3 valueValue entered for 'donor code 3' by the charity user
Donor code 4 labelLabel for 'donor code 4' entered by the charity user
Donor code 4 valueValue entered for 'donor code 4' by the charity user
Donor code 5 labelLabel for 'donor code 5' entered by the charity user
Donor code 5 valueValue entered for 'donor code 5' by the charity user
VMG donation tracking sourceA value that identifies whether a donation has come from a specific appeal, campaign or fundraising event, when a donation link has been tagged with this value.
The value could refer to tagged donation links being used on VMG, external sites (including charity own websites) or third parties using VMG for donation processing.
This enables these donations to be identified in your reporting.

Fundraising Page Details

Data itemWhat you get
Charity fundraising page IDThe unique ID given by VMG to this fundraising page
Fundraising page created dateDate the fundraising page was created - the fundraiser will have one page per activity
Fundraising page reasonReason for creating the fundraising page
Fundraising page target amountAmount of funds the activity is aiming to raise
Fundraising page nameName of the fundraising page
Fundraising page descriptionWhat the fundraiser is doing to raise money for your charity
Total funds raisedThe total amount of money raised for this fundraising activity - excluding any offline amount
Total Gift Aid amountThe total Gift Aid expected for the fundraising page
Offline amountAmount the fundraising page has raised outside of the VMG website
Current Charity SplitCurrent percentage of donations received by the charity for this fundraising page
Number of donationsTotal number of donations on the fundraising page on the VMG website
Fundraising page activity dateDate the activity/event is due to start
Fundraising page expiry dateDate the page will close, which is set by the fundraiser, or to a set period after the event
Fundraising page code 1 labelLabel entered for fundraising page 'custom code 1' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 1 valueValue entered for fundraising page 'custom code 1' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 2 labelLabel entered for fundraising page 'custom code 2' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 2 valueValue entered for fundraising page 'custom code 2' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 3 labelLabel entered for fundraising page 'custom code 3' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 3 valueValue entered for fundraising page 'custom code 3' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 4 labelLabel entered for fundraising page 'custom code 4' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 4 valueValue entered for fundraising page 'custom code 4' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 5 labelLabel entered for fundraising page 'custom code 5' by the charity user
Fundraising page code 5 valueValue entered for fundraising page 'custom code 5' by the charity user
Absolute page URLThe full URL of the fundraising page, rather than the fundraiser's personal URL
ChannelThis will show if a fundraising page has been created through our APIs - valid values are ('API' and blank)
Event registration fee paid?Has the fundraiser paid a fee to sign up to the event?
Fundraiser group IDThe unique ID given by VMG to this fundraising team
Group nameName of the team taking part in this activity
Team URLLink for the team page

Event details

Data itemWhat you get
Event nameName of the event the fundraising page is linked to (this may be blank if the fundraising page isn't linked to an event, but is a personal challenge)
Event locationWhere the event is taking place (this may be blank if the fundraising page isn't linked to an event, but is a personal challenge)
Group Owner IndicatorShows whether this fundraiser is the ‘owner’ of the group, either as the team creator or delegated if the creator has left
Date of eventStart date of the event
Group member start dateDate when this fundraiser joined the fundraising group
Event fee referenceReference provided by the charity during the setup of the event fee. This can be used similarly to custom coding within reporting
Event fee situationDescription of the circumstance provided by the charity during the setup of the event fee
Event fee amountFee amount paid by the fundraiser to participate in the event
Event code 1 labelLabel for event 'custom code 1' entered by the charity user
Event code 1 valueValue entered for event 'custom code 1' by the charity user
Event code 2 labelLabel for event 'custom code 2' entered by the charity user
Event code 2 valueValue entered for event 'custom code 2' by the charity user
Event code 3 labelLabel for event 'custom code 3' entered by the charity user
Event code 3 valueValue entered for event 'custom code 3' by the charity user
Event code 4 labelLabel for event 'custom code 4' entered by the charity user
Event code 4 valueValue entered for event 'custom code 4' by the charity user
Event code 5 labelLabel for event 'custom code 5' entered by the charity user
Event code 5 valueValue entered for event 'custom code 5' by the charity user
Fundraiser country ISO codeISO code for the fundraisers country

Campaign details

Data itemWhat you get
Campaign nameName of the campaign the page is linked to
Campaign URLThis is the campaign URL set by the charity
Campaign IDThis is the campaign URL set by the charity
Date page linkedThe date the page was linked to the campaign
Date of first fundraising activityDate this fundraiser created their first fundraising page for your charity on VMG. Can be used to identify new fundraisers
Date of last fundraising activity"Date this fundraiser created their most recent fundraising page for your charity on VMG. Can be used to show dormant/ active fundraisers
Fundraiser total gross amount raised"Total amount raised by this fundraiser for your charity in all Virgin Money Giving fundraising activities. Excludes offline amounts, gift aid, any deductions by Virgin Money Giving and amounts raised for other charities
Additional data item 1 labelLabel for 'additional item 1' entered by the charity user
Additional data item 1 valueValue entered for 'additional item 1' entered by the charity user
Additional data item 2 labelLabel for 'additional item 2' entered by the charity user
Additional data item 2 valueValue entered for 'additional item 2' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 1 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 1' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 1 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 1' by the charity user
Campaign code 2 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 2' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 2 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 2' by the charity user
Campaign code 3 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 3' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 3 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 3' by the charity user
Campaign code 4 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 4' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 4 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 4' by the charity user
Campaign code 5 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 5' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 5 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 5' by the charity user
Campaign code 6 labelLabel for campaign 'custom code 6' entered by the charity user
Campaign code 6 valueValue entered for campaign 'custom code 6' by the charity user
Event fee paid card feeFee deducted from the event fee to cover the payment processing charge
Event fee paid card fee VATAmount deducted from the event fee to cover the VAT payable on the payment processing charge (currently £0 as fee is chargeable at 0% VAT)
Event fee paid dateDate the fundraiser paid the event fee using Virgin Money Giving
Event fee paid VMG chargeDate the fundraiser paid the event fee using Virgin Money Giving
Event fee paid VMG charge VATAmount deducted from the registration fee to cover the VAT payable on the transaction fee (currently £0 as fee is chargeable at 0% VAT)
Fees payable by alternative meansThis can be either a “Y” or “N”, where it is a “Y” your event has been set up to allow a fundraiser to either pay the event fee through VMG or through some other mechanism. Where it is “N” then the fundraiser must pay it through VMG when creating their fundraising page. If no event fees are applicable then this will be blank
Maximum online entriesMaximum number of online entries set by your charity as part of event setup
Net event fee paidAmount payable to your charity after deductions for fees and VAT
Online entry closure dateThe last date that a fundraiser can create a page for the event. This is only be set when VMG are collecting event entry fees for your charity
VMG manage event fee"Y" where your charity selected for Virgin Money Giving to collect registration fees for the event (selected by your charity on event setup)
In memory indicatorShows a "Y" where the fundraising page is created in memory of someone special, otherwise will be blank

In Memory Details

Data itemWhat you get
Someone special hub IDThe unique ID given by VMG to this someone special page (this field is only populated for someone special pages)
Someone special URLThe link for the someone special page, if the fundraising page is linked to one (this field is only populated for someone special pages)
Someone special forenameThe first name of person the someone special page has been set up for (this field is only populated for someone special pages)
Someone special surnameThe last name of person the someone special page has been set up for (this field is only populated for someone special pages)

Corporate Details

Data itemWhat you get
Corporate hub idUnique internal Virgin Money Giving ID for the corporate page the fundraising page is linked to
Corporate nameName of the business
Corporate contact nameName of the person to contact regarding the corporate page
Corporate contact emailContact email address for the corporate page
Corporate page titleTitle of the corporate page
Corporate created date timeDate and time the corporate page was created
Corporate page urlLink to the corporate page the fundraising page is linked to