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Help us make the difference



Online - to make a single or regular gift via credit or debit card, PayPal, or CAF personal account, visit our secure online gift page.

By Phone – Talk to one of our INVEST team at 01604 892753 to give by credit/debit card, or set up a direct debit.

By Post – Cheques, Postal Orders, CAF cheques and vouchers, made payable to the University of Northampton, should be mailed to:

Invest Campaign
The University of Northampton
Thornby 1B
Park Campus
Northampton
NN2 7AL

You can also fill out a donation form click here.

Give as you earn - Payroll giving is your chance to support the University by donating money directly from your salary. This method of giving comes straight out of your gross salary and therefore provides a really tax efficient way to donate.

You need to contact your employer’s payroll department to inquire about the ways you can give as you earn.

If you are staff member at the University of Northampton, you need to register online via Charitable Giving, an HMRC approved Payroll Giving Agency, who will do the necessary administration to activate your regular gift.

Matching Gifts - Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

Establish a Scholarship or Endowment Fund – Setting up an educational scholarship or Endowment fund can be a meaningful way to give back to your community or to honour a loved one. We can provide guidance on planning the scholarship or endowment, including how to fund and administer it.

Legacy Gifts — For more information, please visit the Legacy pages on our web site.

Self-Invested Pension Funds (SIPPs) - SIPPs are a form of personal pension that give you more freedom to choose and manage your own investments. You can nominate a charity to be a beneficiary to receive the fund if you have no qualifying dependents after your death or set up a percentage of your residual pension fund to go to your named charity. Please consider the University of Northampton as a charity to benefit from your fund. Please, consult with your SIPP provider or your financial advisor if you are planning to do so.

Volunteer your time – If you are Alumni you can contribute to the lives of prospective and current students by volunteering your time and expertise. Your personal and professional experience is invaluable and will lend students support during a critical time in their lives. For more information on how you can stay connected and be engaged with our community see here. If you are not an alumni but still wish to volunteer your time for events and/or case studies please let us know as we would be more than happy to add you to the group of alumni already doing so.

Stock or Other Securities – If you feel that this highly tax efficient method of supporting the University might be advantageous to you and the University, please contact the Advancement Office for advice on the procedure.

Gift Aid (UK) - Gift Aid is an income tax relief designed to benefit charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC) and many Universities by giving an extra 25p for every £1 that you donate. If you’re a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your charity donations by 25% because the charity can reclaim the basic rate of tax on your gift at no extra cost to you. If you would like to Gift Aid one or all of your donations please print and return the Gift Aid declaration to the University of Northampton’s Advancement Office, the address of which is on the form.

Making a donation on behalf of/in memory of someone else – If you would like to make a donation to our fundraising campaign, on behalf of another or in memory of someone else please contact us after you have made the donation so that we can acknowledge the donation appropriately.