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Support the University of Bradford

If you would like to support our work, campaigns, and major appeals, there are a number of different ways you can make a donation.

If you have any questions about making a donation please email us at

Bradford connect portal

You can easily make a donation using our online portal.

You can support our work by downloading and completing our Gift Agreement form, found below, and sending it with your cheque, made payable to 'The University of Bradford' to;

Development Office
Richmond Building
University of Bradford

If you would like to make a regular donation please download and complete our Direct Debit form below, then return to the address provided.

If you would like to make a telephone donation by credit or debit card, please contact or call 01274 238078 to speak with a member of our team.


Direct Debit donation form

If you require this information in an alternative format, please contact our team.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer, Gift Aid boosts your donation by 25p for every £1 you donate. Gift Aid is reclaimed by the University of Bradford from the tax you pay for the current tax year

If you are happy for the University to claim Gift Aid on your donation please let us know by either completing our Gift Aid Declaration form and returning to us or contacting 

Commemorating a loved one

Commemorating a loved one by making a donation is often a comforting way to pay tribute to the memory of a friend, colleague, or family member who has passed away. Contributions made in memory of individuals may be directed in a variety of ways.

Whatever you decide, your contribution will have a lasting impact on the University of Bradford and our future students.

Please contact the Development Team to discuss the best way in which to commemorate your loved one.

Leaving a gift in your will

Have you considered leaving a gift in your will to the University of Bradford? Leaving a gift in your will enables you to extend your charitable giving beyond your lifetime and provide invaluable support to the next generation of firsts at Bradford. Any amount you donate will go towards safeguarding the future of the University and our students.

We understand that leaving a gift in your will is a very personal gesture and we can work with you and your family to ensure that your donation is used in the way you would wish. 

Please contact the Development Team to discuss your options further.

Donating from Australia, Canada or the USA

For US and UK taxpayers

If you pay are paying tax in the UK and the USA then a tax-effective gift can be made via the CAF American Donor Fund.

For US taxpayers

If you are a donor who only pays tax in the USA then a tax-effective gift can be made via CAF America.

For Canadian taxpayers

For donors who only pay tax in Canada then a tax-effective gift can be made via CAF Canada.

For Australian taxpayers

If you pay tax in Australia then a tax-effective gift can be made via CAF Australia.

Please remember to request to use your gift to fund a grant to the University of Bradford.

Charity exemption

The University of Bradford is a charity exempt from registration in England and Wales, our HMRC reference number is XN6997.