Open Collective
Open Collective

Submit expense

Collective balance
£5,346.14 GBP

Fiscal Host
The Social Change Nest CIC

Expense policies
  • You must be a POP member.
  • You must first register at (this also applies to repeat claims)
  • Only one expense can be made per organisation per 6 months.
  • We aim to process expenses within a week.
  • If possible, please choose to be refunded via bank transfer, as this does not incur any charges. 
  • We aim to process expenses within a week. If you need this money to be refunded more quickly, please get in touch via [email protected]
  • Please do NOT include the requester's name, or any identifiable details on the expense, as this will be publicly visible.
Evidence required
  • Photo of receipts.
  • In lieu of a receipt, groups or organisations with under £100K turnover a year may apply for an advance payment nby providing a detailed explanation of what was purchased and why it was not possible to obtain a receipt, together with an invoice or purchase order.
  • Groups or organisations with over £100K turnover a year are ineligible for advance payments.
Expenses covered (non-exhaustive)
  • Individual support: Food, Prescriptions & medicine, Essential household items, Topping up utilities (eg. gas, electric, phone, water)
  • Volunteer transport & travel
  • Training
  • Equipment 
  • Someone’s time
Limits/not covered
  • Up to £250 per claim


How do I get paid from a Collective?
Submit an expense and provide your payment information.
How are expenses approved?
Collective admins are notified when an expense is submitted, and they can approve or reject it.
Is my private data made public?
No. Only the expense amount and description are public. Attachments, payment info, emails and addresses are only visible to you and the admins.
When will I get paid?
Payments are processed by the Collective's Fiscal Host, the organization that hold funds on their behalf. Many Fiscal Hosts pay expenses weekly, but each one is different.
Why do you need my legal name?
The display name is public and the legal name is private, appearing on receipts, invoices, and other official documentation used for tax and accounting purposes.

Collective balance

£5,346.14 GBP