Ways of Giving

Giving from the UK

Gifts from UK taxpayers are eligible for Gift Aid, enabling us to reclaim an additional 25p for each £1 that you give. In addition, if you are a higher rate tax payer you can reduce the real cost of your gift through reclaiming the balance between standard and higher rates of tax.

Regular gifts can be made by monthly, quarterly or annual Direct Debit.  Single gifts can be made by cheque or credit/debit card.  To make a gift please download the UK Gift Form.

Your gift to Charterhouse Total value of your gift to Charterhouse Actual cost of your gift for 40/45% taxpayers
£100 £125 £75/£68.75
£500 £625 £375/£343.75
£1,000 £1,250 £750/£687.50
£5,000 £6,250 £3,750/£3437.50

Gifts of Shares and Securities

You can also make a gift in the form of quoted shares. Gifts of this type give donors a double tax benefit - they are exempt from Capital Gains Tax and the full amount can be offset against the donor’s income tax liability. Read more about share giving.

Bequests

By remembering Charterhouse in your Will, you will be joining a tradition of benefaction initiated by Thomas Sutton in 1611.

All legacies to the School from UK taxpayers are exempt from inheritance tax. If you would like your bequest to be directed in a particular way, the School would be delighted to discuss this so that your wishes can be honoured in full. Read more about legacy giving.

Giving from Hong Kong

Tax-efficient gifts from Hong Kong taxpayers can be made via the Charterhouse Foundation (Hong Kong) Limited. Single gifts can be made by cheque or bank transfer, regular gifts by Autopay.  Please download the Hong Kong Gift Form.

Giving from the USA

Tax-efficient gifts from US taxpayers can be made via the British Schools and Universities Foundation (BSUF), nominating Charterhouse as the preferred beneficiary*. Donors are requested to send their checks to BSUF with an accompanying Donor Transmittal Form. In addition, we would be very grateful if you would also return a US Gift Form to us here at the School, to notify us of your intentions.

*Please note that in order to retain its status as a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation and ensure that gifts are tax-deductible, BSUF must retain legal discretion over the disbursement of funds.  BSUF will pass gifts to Charterhouse on a quarterly basis denominated in Sterling and will not take any commission on gifts they receive.