The UK Friends of the University of Auckland is a UK registered charity (no. 1090141) founded in support of the University. Your support will help educate future generations students, and improve our communities through research and innovation.
Make a secure donation online to the UK Friends of the University of Auckland, via the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) website.
By giving through the UK Friends we can claim Gift Aid, adding an extra 25% to your donation.
GIFT AID YOUR DONATION
Gift Aid is a scheme that allows charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer.
This means your donations will be worth 25% more to us at no extra cost to you. If you Gift Aid your donations we can claim back from the government 25p for every £1 you donate to the University of Auckland, through UK Friends.
If you give online simply tick the box to Gift Aid your donation, alternatively click here to download the gift declaration.
If you pay a higher rate of income tax you may claim additional benefits related to your gift on your tax returns. Please contact the Philanthropic Funds Manager Richard Sorrenson – email@example.com for further information.
LEAVE A GIFT IN YOUR WILL
By naming The UK Friends of The University of Auckland as a beneficiary in your will, you can be sure that 100% of your funds will be used to support your specific programme or project with $0 directed to administrative overheads. The UK Friends of The University of Auckland is a registered charity that was established to receive and distribute gifts designated to all programmes and projects at The University of Auckland. information.
OTHER WAYS TO GIVE
Cheques (made out to “UK Friends of The University of Auckland”) may be sent to:
UK Friends of The University of Auckland
c/o Chapel & York Ltd
12 Ladycross Park, Hollow Lane
Lingfield, RH7 6PB, United Kingdom
To wire funds: Payment can be made, in pounds sterling, by direct deposit into the UK Friends account: Lloyds TSB, 39 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8AU; Sort Code: 30-00-09, Account Number: 02430627; please add a reference so we can identify you and the purpose of your gift and please send a confirming email to firstname.lastname@example.org
WILL MY DONATION GO DIRECTLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND?
Yes, once the Friends Board approves the donation it is sent directly to the University of Auckland Foundation.
WILL 100 PERCENT OF MY DONATION GO DIRECTLY TO THE PROJECT SPECIFIED AT THE TIME OF MY DONATION?
Yes, 100% of your gift goes towards the fund of your choice with no portion used for administrative overheads.
WILL I RECEIVE TAX CREDIT IN THE UK FOR MY DONATION?
For United Kingdom resident taxpayers, a gift to the UK Friends of The University of Auckland (a UK-registered charity) qualifies the charity to claim Gift Aid from HMRC for every pound given. Residents in higher tax brackets may claim additional benefits related to their gift on their tax returns. Please contact the Philanthropic Funds Manager Richard Sorrenson – email@example.com for further information.
Sue Sargent, Executive Director, UK Friends