How to give
Ways to give
There are many ways you can support the Robert Gordon University.
Donate by post
Download the form and return to us together with your donation.
Donations of shares and securities will allow you to claim tax relief on the full market value of your gift, as well as escaping any capital gains tax which would have arisen. Please contact us if you would like to discuss donating shares or securities
Gifts in Will
As the Robert Gordon University Foundation is a registered charity a gift in your will is tax exempt and in most cases will mean that any tax paid on an estate will be reduced. Whilst all discussions concerning your will should be with between you and your solicitor we would be delighted to hear from you if you are interested in donating to the University through your will.
Giving from the USA
Alumni and friends based in the USA who would like to make a donation to support RGU are directed to do so through the British Schools and Universities Foundation Inc. This will ensure that the donor qualifies for the appropriate US tax deductions on their gift.
The RGU Foundation donor rights
Donors and prospective donors to the RGU Foundation can expect to be treated with honesty and transparency at all times. Donors can expect to receive appropriate and timely acknowledgement for their gifts, and to be kept informed of the impact of their philanthropy. They can be assured that all gifts will be applied for the purpose they were originally given. All information concerning donations will be handled with respect and confidentiality, to the extent provided by law.
The RGU Foundation Gift Acceptance Policy
The RGU Foundation is a registered charity. The aim of the foundation is to encourage philanthropy from individuals, trusts and foundations and corporate bodies to support and enhance the learning, teaching and research at RGU.
The RGU Foundation seeks to accept gifts in accordance with the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) guidelines:
The RGU Foundation has in place a due diligence procedure for gift acceptance.
A detailed joint gift acceptance policy exists between the Robert Gordon University and the RGU Foundation. This is available by request.
For any further information regarding donations to the RGU Foundation or philanthropic acceptance guidelines, or to request a copy of the joint gift acceptance policy please contact the RGU Foundation team.
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