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St John's College

Support St John's

Thank you for considering supporting St John's. If you would like advice or guidance about your donation, please do not hesitate to contact us directly on 0191 334 3119, or by email: johns.alumni@durham.ac.uk.

As part of a drive to streamline our processes, we have decided to process donations via the University's Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO). DARO provides this service on our behalf, recording gifts on the Raiser’s Edge database, which is the alumni database system used both by Durham University and throughout the University sector.

Should you choose to support St John's financially, the easiest way to do this is by clicking our dedicated donations page: Donate to St John's College. Your donation will be processed by DARO and Durham University, but all gifts are then transferred to us. If you are eligible for Gift Aid, DARO will claim this on our behalf and forward on to us. You may choose to donate to St John's in a variety of ways, and advice and guidance is available to help you make that decision. For more information about making a gift, please click here.

These changes do not affect the independence of the College and we look forward to working closely with DARO in the stewardship of our donors, whose support continues to nurture and sustain the life of St John's.

Please click here for our College's and the University's Thank You to all those that have supported us over the years. We could never have done it without you.

Localgiving

You can donate to one of the projects run by St John's College through our Localgiving page. Here you can read more about our fundraising projects, which include postgraduate research scholarships and restoration and access of the College Chapel.

Amazon

St John's College is an 'Associate' of Amazon.co.uk.

If you use this link, between 5% and 8% of any purchases made will come back to College as a general donation. There is no extra charge made to you for this.

Your Legacy to St John's...

Generations of Johnians have contributed to the life of the College, imprinting their spirit, sense of independent thought and clarity of vision. The years you lived or worked on The Bailey may seem distant now, or you may have left us more recently, but we hope and trust that St. John's gave you something special in return.

A gift in your will, which could be a pre-determined sum of money; a specific item such as furniture or a painting, or the residue of your assets after other legacies and expenses are met, is a thoughtful way to honour the place you spent your student years.

As Higher Education changes to rely more on donations as a source of funding, your support, particularly to St. John's as an independent college, will help us secure long term financial stability.

Making a will is something we tend to postpone. It is an alarming fact that somewhere between 90 and 95% of the population of Britain do not have current wills. We would recommend that you consult with a solicitor regarding your will and any legacy you may wish to bequeath to St. John's. The Government recognises the importance of legacies and in doing so gives them exemption from Inheritance Tax.

Leaving a gift to St John's in your will can be a wonderful way to contribute to the ongoing successes of your alma mater. Fides Aeterna is our legacy group which recognises Old Johnians who have indicated to us that they have left, or are intending to leave a gift to College in their will. If you would like more information or to discuss or inform us of your intentions please contact the Alumni and Development Office at johns.alumni@durham.ac.uk or call 0191 334 3862.

Resources

John's Eagles

The John’s Eagles is a career mentor programme - a platform for alumni and friends to share their expertise with students. A student may get in touch with an Eagle to ask for advice on certain career paths. Eagles also come in to College to give career talks and meet with students. We are always looking for new Eagles to take part in this programme so if you would like to, please get in touch by emailing johns.alumni@durham.ac.uk

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