Making a donation
You can support Downside in various ways detailed below.
If you are a UK tax payer, don’t forget to Gift Aid your donation so that we can increase the value of your donation by 25%. Click the button to below to complete the online declaration form.
Cheque, standing order, direct debit forms
Cheques should be made payable to Downside Abbey Trustees Development Account. To set up a standing order or pay through your online banking our Account Number is 33925137, Sort Code: 20-47-06.
Tax efficient ways of helping Downside
To find out the most effective way of supporting Downside for you. Click here to read about the tax breaks that could increase the value of your donation by as much as 40%.
Tax effective ways to give from the US
US taxpayers can qualify for income tax deductions on gifts made to Downside by giving through the British Schools and Universities Foundation (BSUF) in the United States. This is a 501(c) (3) US tax exempt non-profit organisation that supports the work we do here. Patrick Russell U68 and Honorary Vice President of the St Gregory’s Society is the current Treasurer of BSUF.
Use this link to take you straight to the BSUF website www.bsuf.org to find out more or make a donation on-line, alternatively make out your cheque to BSUF and post it to the address below accompanied by a letter expressing a preference for the support of Downside Abbey Trustees:
British Schools & Universities Foundation,
575 Madison Avenue,
Suite 1006 New York,
Transnational Giving in Europe allows Downside to collect donations from a number of international charities, specifically set up to enable tax efficient gifts from your own jurisdiction to be transferred to UK charities. To find out more about Transnational Giving click here.
If you have any questions about how to donate, please feel free to contact us:
Mrs Jane Vines
Director of External Communications
Tel: +44(0)1761 235158