Donate to the University

Your support can make a significant difference to the lives of students and work of the University.

Your gift can be made in a number of ways to suit your requirements and tax status and your entire gift will be directed to the area you chose.

You can donate securely by Direct Debit from a bank account, by cheque, with a credit or debit card, via CAF or raise money on behalf of our priority projects.

When making a donation, please reference the area you would like your gift to be directed to, for example, First Generation, Poetry Library, or Greatest Need.

Donate by post

To make a single gift by cheque* or to set up a regular gift by direct debit, simply print and complete the appropriate form and return it to the address provided. Cheques should be payable to 'Manchester Metropolitan University'.

First Gen donation form

Donate via a BACS payment

Alternatively, you can set up an or an online bank transfer. The University’s bank details for this are:

Bank: Barclays Bank PLC Address: Barclays Business Centre Manchester City Office, PO Box 357 51 Mosley Street, Manchester, M60 2AU

Sort Code: 20-55-34

Account No: 50603570

IBAN Code: GB07BARC20553450603570

SWIFT Code: BARCGB22

Please use the reference 'DONATION' followed by the funding area to which you are making a gift.

Giving outside of the UK

Tax-effective giving from the United States

Manchester Metropolitan University is a Named Fund member of the Chapel & York US Foundation, Inc. The Chapel & York US Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Chapel & York US Foundation will send you the receipt you need for your tax return.

Donate to Manchester Met via the Chapel & York US Foundation

Tax-effective giving from Hong Kong

Donations to Manchester Metropolitan University can be made via the Chapel and York Hong Kong Foundation, a registered charity under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordnance. Gifts of more than HK$100 may be claimed for tax deduction purposes. On receipt of your donation, the Chapel & York Hong Kong Foundation will send you your receipt for Hong Kong tax purposes.

Donate to Manchester Met via the Chapel & York Hong Kong Foundation

University staff giving

You can make a regular donation directly from your salary or via the Charities Aid Foundation. 

Donate via the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

Leave a legacy to the University

Tax effective giving

Gift Aid and UK Taxpayers

Gift Aid is a simple scheme that enables charities to claim an additional 25p from every £1 donated by UK taxpayers. By completing the Gift Aid declaration, you can increase the value of your gift at no extra cost to yourself.

Gift Aid and Higher Tax-payers

If a higher rate tax-payer donates £100 to Manchester Metropolitan University, £25 can be added to the value of this gift in Gift Aid. In addition, you can also receive a £25 rebate on this donation when completing the Self-Assessment Form. This means that your £100 donation would actually cost you £75.

Gift Aid and Additional Rate (45%) Tax-payers

If a 45% rate tax-payer donates £100 to the Manchester Metropolitan University, £25 can be added to the value of this gift in Gift Aid. In addition, you can also receive £31.25 rebate on this donation when completing the Self-Assessment Form. This means that a £100 donation would actually cost you £68.75.

Tax-effective giving for corporate gifts

Your company can receive tax benefits from making gifts to charity. As an educational institution, Manchester Metropolitan University has charity status; it is an ‘exempt charitable body’ (the official charity term) and so does not have a registered charity number. For further information about tax-effective giving to the University by a company, please go to the HMRC website.

Data Protection Statement

Your details are safe with us. All your personal details will be held in accordance with our Alumni and Supporter Data Protection Statement, which provides details about how we will use information about you.

Charitable Status

Manchester Metropolitan University has charitable status as an exempt charity under Schedule 2 to the Charities Act 1993 (amended by the Charities Act 2006).

The University is subject to charity legislation but is not required to register with the Charity Commission and is not regulated by it. As an exempt charity, the University does not have a registered charity number.

Exempt charities are entitled to exactly the same financial benefits as registered charities.

Visit HMRC for more information

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