Fundraising pledges made through online donation platforms (Virgin Money Giving, Just Giving etc) can take up to a week or more to appear as cleared funds for the appeal.  These donations are then brought across to NHS Charities Together COVID-19 appeal bank account.  Grants are then authorised regularly, which triggers a payment of grant funds into each NHS member charity bank account.  This deposit transfer takes 2 working days. The NHS charity is then able to use these funds to best support their Trust’s/Health Board’s response to COVID-19.