The perfect POS for charities and non-profits

Use a point of sale (POS) system that makes sales simple and volunteer management easy. 

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Your all-in-one POS solution

Save time

Our POS systems save you up to 10 hours per month on admin and staff management. 

Complete flexibility

You can build your ideal POS system with our range of POS accessories and integrations.

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Quickly upload and update your stock to know exactly what you have in store. 

Everything non-profits and charities need

Running a charity shop or cafe requires dedication, time, and patience. Epos Now helps you give your all to your charity. 

  • Easily sort products and donated goods by type, colour, size and update menus in moments

  • Access to-the-minute sales data for your charity

  • Staff management tools to handle multiple volunteers in a few clicks

  • Easy-to-use interface for staff or volunteers to learn

  • Accept payments and process transactions with speed and security 

  • Managing several charity shops or a larger non-profit organisation? Our cloud-based systems can easily handle multiple locations

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Integrate with ideal charity integrations

Simplify your donation process and open up new revenue streams! Our Gift Aid Retail and Gift Aid Admissions integrations work seamlessly with our point of sales systems, giving you an average of 25% more revenue per month.

  • Gift Aid Retail is a comprehensive app that lets you process item donations and get them ready for resale 
  • Gift Aid Admissions lets venues collect donations on top of their ticket prices at the point of sale 

Both apps allow businesses to quickly process charity cash donations from their generous customers too. 

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Amazing apps to help your business

Our customers get instant access to our industry-leading Epos Now AppStore. You'll be able to take advantage of 130+ integrations and customise your POS system to meet the unique needs of your charity. 

  • Create loyalty programmes using apps like Epos Now Loyalty to get customers returning to your shop, without any extra cost to your organisation. 
  • Simplify the process of managing volunteers with our team management apps. 
  • Get a complete view of your finances with our accountancy apps, like Xero or QuickBooks.
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Simplified stock management for non-profits

Anyone who runs a charity shop knows how difficult it can be to stay on top of stock and donations while staying organised.

All Epos Now devices, including the Complete Solution, come with advanced inventory management tools that will help you keep your shop tidy and well-organised. 

Inventory management can take hours that are needed elsewhere. Our tools allow you to control stock and donated goods in minutes rather than hours.

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Accept payments with simplified payment processing

Epos Now Payments delivers simple, fast, and functional payment solutions that connect seamlessly with your point of sale system.

Easily accept contactless payments using digital wallets or debit and credit cards for your products or services. With Epos Now Payments, all card transactions are processed at flat rates.**

With easy onboarding, clear pricing, and a single service team for all your support, we make payments simple for your charity.

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Custom sales insights

You never quite know what you'll get in your donations. This means that your stock can be very diverse. 

As you make sales, your Epos Now point-of-sale system automatically records and collates your transactions into easy-to-read sales reports. 

With this sales information, you can see what kinds of items are most popular with your customers, outfit your shop or cafe to maximise sales, and make informed decisions.

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If you'd like to know how else Epos Now can help your charity, get in touch or read our frequently asked questions below.

What is a POS system?

A point of sale, or POS, system is a specialised computer that helps handle the day-to-day running of retail and hospitality businesses. These systems generally consist of a POS terminal and cloud-based business software that keeps your information safe and secure.

The function of a POS system is to simplify business admin, conduct transactions, and process sales reports. Good POS systems, like the Epos Now Complete Solution, feature a wide range of functions like inventory management tools and payment processing services.

What is the best POS system for charity shops?

The best POS for non-profit and charity shop businesses is a system that offers fast service, a wide range of functions and features, and gives you complete control of your charity retail or hospitality shop. You may also benefit from using a mobile POS system that allows you to take payments and check your Back Office from anywhere!

Cloud-based systems like Epos Now offer greater flexibility in operating your charity. With Epos Now Payments, you can accept multiple payment types with in-person transactions, such as mobile payments, credit and debit cards, and digital wallets.

Expanding your operation with online revenue streams? With an Epos Now POS solution, you can easily conduct online transactions, offer discounted rates, and even add loyalty schemes.

What integrations should I have for my charity shop POS system?

In the complex environments faced by charity retailers or hospitality businesses, you need integrations that will simplify your day-to-day operations and let you focus on your fundraising events and your mission.

First, your best option is to synchronise your charity retail POS system with one of our accountancy apps. This will streamline your financial admin and give you a better overview of your ingoings and outgoings. QuickBooks or Xero are excellent options, with millions of combined users worldwide.

Then, a staff management app will help you handle the volunteers and staff members you coordinate daily. To get the most out of your volunteers and team members, ensuring their skills are best applied in the right place is important. For instance, if you operate a charity cafe, your kitchen staff shouldn't be assigned to sort through financial donations. Deputy is a great team management app that's sure to help you.

After that, our AppStore is your oyster! Our award-winning app suite covers almost everything you could need from your POS system. Loyalty schemes are helpful in that they encourage people to visit your shop again and again. Digital receipt integrations can help cut down on paper usage and costs. In the end, it's up to you to decide what would work best for your charity but our knowledgeable team are ready and waiting to assist you.

Does Epos Now POS systems accept donations for my charity?

Unfortunately, collecting donations natively through your Epos Now system is unavailable. You may be able to integrate your existing collection system through our open API application. Be sure to contact our team to talk through your options.

The POS system for charity shops and non-profits

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