Make a contribution to a child's Plan

Help give your child the best possible start to adult life by contributing to their future. Anyone can gift to a child’s Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA and we have four easy options for you.

Make a contribution

Happy family in the park who contributed to a child's Foresters Plan
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Save for their tomorrow, today 

Whether your child has a Child Trust Fund (CTF) or a Junior ISA with us, you can choose how you would like to contribute to their Plan.  
Our children’s savings offer an easy and flexible way to save for your child. You can set up a Direct Debit from as little as £10 and you can make a one-off payment by debit card or cheque.
Father adding money online to his son's Foresters Plan

Making a gift payment online

If you are the Registered Contact and have not set up an online MyPlans account, you can set your account up and view your child’s savings online. You will be able to make contributions and/or contact your Financial Adviser, see the Plan value, fund performance and view your documents at any time.

Activate your MyPlans account


Already have an online MyPlans account?

Log in to MyPlans to make a contribution to a child's Plan.

Login to MyPlans


top up online


Make a contribution online by logging in to your MyPlans account.
Login to MyPlans
Make a gift payment


top up by phone


0333 600 0333
Option 1 to make a payment
Lines are open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm - UK based


top up by post


Freepost RSKL- ATSJ- JHYS, Forester Life, 2 Cromwell Avenue, Bromley BR2 9BF
CTF Contribution form
Junior ISA Contribution form


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Financial Adviser

We provide a personal financial planning service either face-to-face or by video appointment, to help you meet your family’s needs.
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Family and friends can contribute too 

Family and friends can also contribute to a child's Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA, as long as the combined amount does not exceed the contribution limit of £9,000. 
You also have the choice to set up your own Gifters online MyPlans account after making the contribution to the child's Plan making it easier to make a payment. 


Gifts cannot be reclaimed and combined amounts cannot exceed the contribution limit of £9,000, running from birthday to birthday for CTFs and tax year for Junior ISAs. As with all stock market investments the value of your child’s Plan can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than has been paid in.

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