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Single gift by credit/debit card

Support the University with a single gift! We accept most cards (except American Express) in pounds sterling. Give now


Other ways to Give

Gifts from America - BSUF

Our alumni and friends who are based in the USA can give to the University of Reading through BSUF (British Schools and Universities Foundation), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that is recognised by the United States Internal Revenue Service. Please state your preference for the 'University of Reading' when asked if you wish your donation to be dedicated anywhere. Give now

Leave a Legacy

A gift in your Will can be used to support many different aspects of the University's work - from enabling research by funding a professorial chair, to transforming campus facilities or providing student bursaries. Find out more

Matched Giving Programmes

Your employer may run a match funding programme, meaning your gift goes even further. Find out more

Bank Transfer

Should you wish to make a bank transfer to the University of Reading, please email


The University's Charitable Status

The University of Reading is an independent corporation with charitable status established by Royal Charter granted in 1926. Its objects, powers and framework of governance are defined in the Charter and supporting Statutes. It is an exempt charity (reference X 8145).  Find out more