Make a Donation
“You have made everything possible for my daughter, she is a different person in the way she tackles her lessons. You are making it possible for her to follow her dream. Thank you.”
Scholars Programme Parent
There are many ways you can make a donation to help young people fulfil their potential and improve their chances in life:
£10 could pay for a vital study book for a student
£50 will pay for a Scholar to attend a university admission interview practice session
If you have a credit or debit card and would like to support our work please donate now.
Over 1,200 students attend courses at our site in Foxton, Cambridgeshire each year. We are currently working to update our learning spaces, in order to continue inspiring the next generation of students. Please donate now if you would like to help us make this a reality.
Send a cheque
If you would prefer to send a donation by post, please make your cheque payable to “Villiers Park Educational Trust” and send it to: Development Office, Villiers Park Educational Trust, Royston Road, Foxton, Cambridge, CB22 6SE.
If you would like to make a regular donation please download the Standing Order Form and return it to the address on the form.
If you are a UK taxpayer you might be eligible to claim Gift Aid on your donation. Gift Aid increases the value of your donation at no additional cost to you by allowing us to reclaim basic rate tax on your gift. Please download the Gift Aid Form and return it with your cheque or standing order form.
£180 could pay for a two-day Stepping Stones to Excellence residential for a student to develop key life skills such as communication, team working, research and confidence
£350 could pay for 35 Scholars to attend an inspirational masterclass at a leading university
If you shop online you can help raise money for us without it costing you a penny by using The Giving Machine. You will need to join as a giver and select ‘Villiers Park Educational Trust’ as your nominated charity. Over 300 retailers are registered and will pay donations on your behalf.
Give via eBay
We’re also on MissionFish; if you are going to sell anything on eBay, you can choose to designate between 10% and 100% of the proceeds to us
£600 could pay for a student to receive the tailored guidance and one-to-one support of a Learning Mentor for a whole year
£1,600 could pay for a young person to access the comprehensive Scholars Programme for a year
Donate as you earn
If your employer has signed up to payroll giving you can make a regular donation to us through your payroll. Regular donations mean we can plan our work and commit to future programmes and services. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Development Team on 01223 872601 to discuss this opportunity with us.
Leave a legacy
If you would like to remember us in your Will please contact the Development Team email@example.com or call 01223 872601 to discuss your plans.
Give a Car
We are part of a scheme called ‘GiveaCar‘ where you can donate your old car. You contact Giveacar and they send a tow truck to your house in two to three days. Your car will either be auctioned or sold for scrap and the proceeds will go to your selected charity.
How we spend your money
In 2012-13 of every £1 you gave we spent 82p on direct charitable activities to help young people fulfill their potential and improve social mobility. 13p was spent on fundraising activities and 5p on Governance to meet our statutory responsibilities.
On behalf of our young people thank you for helping us to make a difference