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All gifts, no matter their size, make a real difference. Added together they create an important resource to ensure Homerton’s continued success and excellence into the future.

If you wish to make a donation and would like to discuss any aspect with us please contact the Development Office, either by email at  or on 01223 747270 or 01223 747280.

A Single Gift

Cheques made payable to Homerton College Appeal Fund can be accepted.  You may also make your gift by credit or debit card by phoning during office hours, 01223 747280.  Alternatively, please send a competed Donation Form to: Development Office, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

Gifts can also be made on-line:

Student Support

Enhancing the student experience

Kate Pretty Fund - Graduate Bursaries

Investing in Teaching at Homerton

Developing the estate at Homerton College

Homerton College Boat Club

The College’s Greatest Need

The Philippa Pearce Lecture

A Regular Gift

Donations that we receive regularly, on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis, allow us to plan ahead with confidence. If you would like to make a regular donation to Homerton and are a UK bank account holder, please complete the Direct Debit instruction on the Donation Form and return it to: Development Office, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

If you would prefer to set up a standing order do please contact us in the Development Office.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, every £10 you give with Gift Aid is worth £12.50 to the College at no extra cost to yourself, this is of enormous benefit. To make a Gift Aid Donation either as a single or a regular gift, please complete the Gift Aid section of the Donation Form before returning the form to us. You can, if you wish, make a gift aid declaration over the phone, the Development Office can help you with this. If you have given in the past, we may already hold a Gift Aid declaration for you, do please get in contact if you think this may be the case.

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Gifts by US residents

USA residents can make tax-deductible gifts through Cambridge in America (CAm). Alternatively, you can download the following Donation Form, and send your donation to the address below:

Cambridge in America
PO Box 9123 JAF BLG
New York, NY 10087-9123

Leaving a Legacy to Homerton College

For more than two hundred years, legacies have helped fund teaching at Homerton. Recent bequests by Alison Shrubsole, Hilary Shuard, Joan Simms and others have empowered the College in its core activities of teaching, education and research. They are a most important means of augmenting the endowment and meeting future needs. To expand its support to students, the College encourages Homertonians to provide for a legacy in their Will.

Leaving a Legacy to Homerton College

Thank you for your support.

Donation refunds

Under charity law, charities are not permitted to refund donations, other than in specific circumstances. The Charities Act 2011 is the relevant legislation.

However, if you need to speak to us about a refund, please contact us within 7 days of making the donation, either by email to or by telephone on 01223 747280, and we will be glad to discuss the case.  If the provisions of charity law are satisfied, and the donation is returnable, we will refund the donation within 7 days of receiving the written information we will request from you in order for us to lawfully return your donation.  


Homerton College is a Registered Charity, 1137497


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