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Make a Gift

Thank you for making a gift to Robinson to help ensure that current and future generations of Robinsonians benefit from all that a Robinson and Cambridge education has to offer.

Please complete the online forms to make a single gift or a regular gift . Alternatively, if you would prefer to send a cheque, please download the gift form, and post it with your cheque to the Development Office.

Below you will find information on the various ways in which you can make a gift to Robinson and you and the College might benefit from tax-efficient schemes for charity giving.

If you are a UK taxpayer, we may be able to claim tax on your gift and increase its value to the College by 25%. This will enable you to claim tax relief in your Self-assessment tax return if you are a higher-rate taxpayer – please see HMRC’s website for full up-to-date details.

A gift aid declaration is included on the downloadable gift form on this page and on our online giving pages. In order to take advantage of Gift Aid, please sign and date this declaration when you complete and return the donation form.

Robinson is pleased to work with a number of firms, which sponsor particular posts, activities or events in College. Such partnerships benefit the College in many ways and give our students and other Members important networking and career opportunities. For more information on how we have worked with various companies, see our Corporate Giving pages.

Under the Payroll Giving Scheme, employees can authorise their employer to deduct charitable donations from their pay before calculating Pay As You Earn tax. This means that the employee automatically gets tax relief on donations at their top rate of tax. There is no limit on the amount that can be given under the scheme. To find out if your company operates such a scheme, please click here or contact your Human Resources department.

Many companies now operate a gift-matching scheme. When an employee makes a donation to a registered charity, the company may match it in full or part which could double your donation at no extra cost to yourself. To find out if your company operates such a scheme, please contact your Human Resources department in the first instance. The scheme may have different names in different companies, but a list of companies we believe are taking part in matching employees’ charitable donations can be accessed here.

Robinson welcomes gifts of listed shares and securities.  Gifts of listed shares and securities by UK taxpayers attract full relief from Capital Gains Tax and, in addition, allow the donor to claim income tax on the full value of shares or securities at the time they are transferred to the College resulting in a double tax saving.  For more information on the benefits of donating shares, please contact the Development Office.