Donate

Donate now to support education, research and culture

With a donation today, you can support the area you feel most passionately about at the University of Edinburgh. 

Donate by post

Donate by post

You can make a regular donation by Direct Debit or a single donation by cheque, Charities Aid Foundation voucher, credit or debit card by using our donation form.

Download donation form (PDF)

Make a gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in a Will is a personal process. Our team will help you make an informed decision and can offer ongoing support and guidance. 

Find out more about legacy giving

Donate over the phone

Donate by phone

If you would rather talk to us in person, or have a special request, we can also take card payments over the phone.

Please call +44 (0)131 650 2240

Giving from the USA

Donate from the USA

Alumni and friends who are taxpayers in the USA can support the future of the University and its students through the University of Edinburgh USA Development Trust.

Find out about giving from the USA

Donate into our bank

Donate by bank

You can also make a donation in person at your bank, or by completing an online transfer (BACS).

Please email supporter@ed.ac.uk

Changing your Direct Debit

Change your direct debit

Contact us if you would like to amend your existing Direct Debit or have any other questions relating to your regular gift. For security reasons, please do not include bank account details in your email.

Please call +44 (0)131 650 2240 or email supporter@ed.ac.uk

Edinburgh Friends magazine

Find out more about groundbreaking research, innovative teaching, enterprising students and the impact and legacy of donations at Edinburgh Friends.

Visit Edinburgh Friends magazine

A revolution in cancer research

As the University receives £2.4 million in funding for research into brain tumours, we speak to Professor Margaret Frame.

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Thinking big in mental health

The past year has seen major developments in our understanding of mental health.

Read more at Edinburgh Friends