The support of alumni and friends is important to Wolfson in fulfilling our plans for the development of the College.
Make a Gift
The support of our alumni and friends is very important to the College. It is a key part of our strategy to increase the funding available to our students, and to develop the best possible academic and pastoral environment for their study.
Our recommended method. You can set up regular online giving, or make a single gift with credit or debit card. Please donate online here.
In the USA, you can donate tax efficiently through Americans for Oxford here.
If you live in the UK or anywhere except the USA, call the Wolfson Alumni Office on +44 (0)1865 611 041 for secure, single gift card payments. If you live in the USA, please call the team at Americans for Oxford on (212) 377 4900 to make a secure, single gift card payment or to set up a regular giving plan using a credit card.
Giving by post
If you would like to send a donation by post you can download a form at the bottom of the page. Please send the form to:
The Wolfson Alumni Office
Wolfson College, Linton Road
Tax efficient ways of giving
Depending on where you live and whether or not you are a taxpayer, there are several ways you can increase the value of your gift to your College beyond what it costs you.
Please make sure to cover your donation under the Gift Aid scheme to increase the value of your gift by 25%, courtesy of HM Customs and Revenue. Higher rate tax payers will get a further deduction from their taxes.
Please send a cheque to Americans for Oxford, an American 501c3 charity, with clear instructions that it is for Wolfson College (include postal address: Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD). You may also use the online giving method offered by Americans for Oxford.
Continental European Residents
Tax efficient giving is available through the Transnational Giving Europe Scheme. For more information go here.
The University of Oxford is recognised by the Canadian Revenue Agency as a prescribed institution under Section 3503 of the Canadian Income Tax Regulations. On receipt of your donation, we will ensure that you are sent a receipt for Canadian tax purposes. For more information go here.
Leave a Legacy
If you would like to leave a Legacy to Wolfson College you can complete a Bequest Response Form which is available to download below in the Legacy Brochure. Our Legacy Brochure also provides information on the different types of bequests you can make.
If you are a US tax-payer, you can find information on planned giving on the University of Oxford North American Office website.
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Annual Lecture21 - 21May MayAnnual Berlin Lecture 2020Thursday 21 May - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISER*
Further details including title and abstract to follow. Launched in 1990 to celebrate the 80th birthday of the College's Founding President, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the Berlin Lecture is in his own field of study, the history of ideas. Each Trinity Term, we welcome speakers of the stature of Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff and Baroness Helena Kennedy.