Frequently asked questions

Where will the funds go?

Your gift goes directly to the Whitgift For All charity - and you can find out more on our homepage. Your support helps us change young lives for the better, providing bursarial support to those most in need as well as helping us enrich and inspire our community through the Whitgift Community Summer School project.

Wherever you choose to give, it's your participation that matters most.

Is my payment secure?

Yes. All payments through the Whitgift Gives website will be securely processed by Stripe and Stripe US

Why is my payment not going through?

If your payment is not going through, please check the following:

  • Ensure all required fields are filled out (e.g., that you both the field and the card details field gift form).
  • Verify that your card details are correct that your card expired.
  • Contact your bank to there are issues with your account (e.g., inform the payment you are making is valid).
If you continue to experience issues, please reach out to us for further assistance.

Can I see my gift on this website?

Yes, you can choose to have your gift displayed on the website. During the donation process, you will have the option to decide whether you want your name and donation amount to be public or anonymous. If you have chosen not to make your gift anonymous, you can take a look at the donor wall to see your name.

Is there another way to donate to you other than online?

Yes, there are other ways to donate. You can also contribute via cheque or bank transfer. For more details on alternative donation methods, please contact our team directly at or call +44 (0)20 8633 9922.

I still have questions. How can I get in touch?

Feel free to email us at or call +44 (0)20 8633 9922

I set up a recurring payment, what will show in the totaliser?

The totaliser will reflect the full value of your recurring donation over the specified period. For example, if you set up a monthly donation, the totaliser will display the cumulative amount of all scheduled payments.

Is there a minimum donation?

There is no minimum donation amount. Every contribution, no matter the size, is greatly appreciated and makes a difference.

How can I give my gift?

You can give your gift online through our secure donation platform. Simply click the 'Donate' button and follow the instructions. If you prefer to donate via cheque or bank transfer, please contact us for more information.

Tax-deductibility and gift aid.

For donors in the UK, your donation may be eligible for Gift Aid, which can increase the value of your gift at no extra cost to you. If you are a taxpayer, please ensure you tick the Gift Aid box when making your donation.

For donors in the US, you can make a donation in a tax-efficient way by giving via BSUF here. All you have to do is fill in the online donation form and specify that your donation is to go to Whitgift School at John Whitgift Foundation.

For donors that don’t live in the UK or US, please consult your local tax regulations regarding the tax-deductibility of your gift. If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to contact us at or by calling +44 (0)20 8633 9922.

Can I dedicate my donation to someone?

Yes, you can dedicate your donation in honour or memory of someone special. Please do reach out to us at to request the change of name for your donation on our Donor Wall, and we will be happy to assist, we will also note down your acknowledgement preferences for our annual Donor List.

Can I update the information for a recurring donation or adjust/cancel the gift?

Yes, you can update your payment information for a recurring donation at any time by contacting our team at +44 (0)20 8633 9922. You can also reach out to us if you wish to increase, decrease, or cancel your recurring gift.

We will guide you through the process to ensure your information is up to date and secure, and that your wishes are followed.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, you will receive an email receipt for your donation shortly after completing the transaction. This receipt can be used for your records and for tax purposes if applicable.

Can I volunteer or get involved in other ways?

We greatly appreciate the support of our community. If you are interested in volunteering or supporting Whitgift in other ways, please contact us to explore the available opportunities.

I still have questions. How can I get in touch?

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. You can reach us via email at or call us at +44 (0)20 8633 9922. Our team is here to help you.

Thank you for your generous support!