Ways to Donate

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.

The Mission of the Development and Alumni Relations office is to expand financial support for graduate students, post doctoral fellows and the wider research community at Wolfson College.  Oxford undergraduates have told us they come to Wolfson for their graduate degrees because we do so much more for them than other colleges.

Our core objective is to achieve greater participation in the College’s events and activities and to expand resources to support members’ needs.

Thank you for your continuing commitment and ongoing generosity. All gifts to the College, large or small, make an important and positive contribution to the future of Wolfson.

Online giving

Ourrecommended method - if you are resident anywhere except the USA, please donate online here. You can set up regular giving there, or make a single gift with credit or debit card.
In the USA, you can donate tax efficiently thought Americans for Oxford here.

Telephone giving

If you live in the UK or anywhere except the USA, call the Wolfson College Development 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 Development and Alumni Relations Team 
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.

UK taxpayers

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.

USA taxpayers

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.

Canadian taxpayers

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

More Information
UK donation formDownload
International donation formDownload
Gift aid declarationDownload

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Our upcoming events

24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

Courses and Workshops
28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk).

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am