Tax Efficient Giving

UK Donors

If you are a UK Taxpayer you can increase your donation by 25p for every £1 donated at no extra cost. Please complete our Gift Aid Declaration Form

US Donors

You can donate to UWC Atlantic and take a US income tax deduction via the British Schools & Universities Foundation (BSUF), a charitable organisation approved by the US Internal Revenue Service under code Section 5011(c)(3). BSUF were established to support British Schools and Universities tax efficiently (Federal Tax ID 13-616-1189). 

Check: Checks can be made payable to 'British Schools and Universities Foundation' and sent with a donor transmittal form specifying UWC Atlantic as the beneficiary. Forms and the cheque should be sent to: Friends of UWC Atlantic, PO Box 286075, New York, NY 10128-0011.

Online:  Click here to make a single or regular gift online, specifying you would like UWC Atlantic as the beneficiary. Please note: there is a 3% administration charge taken if you donate via this way. If you wish to avoid this cost, you can pay by check which takes no administration charges (information detailed above).

You should express a preference for UWC Atlantic at the bottom of the check or in a transmittal letter. Such preferences are respected by the Foundation but all grants are made at its sole discretion, as required by IRS.  

Canadian Donors

You can donate to UWC Atlantic tax efficiently via our Canadian Foundation. All funds raised support a Canadian student to attend UWC Atlantic. Currently it is not possible to donate via this way and for the money to be restricted to another initiative (e.g. class scholarship fund) due to the Mem & Arts that have been written for the Canadian Foundation.

Online: Click here to make a single or regular gift to our Canadian Foundation online via PayPal or Credit/Debit card. Please note: an administration fee of up to 3% is deducted from your donation by PayPal. 

Pre-authorized Debit: You may make a regular monthly donation by pre-authorized debit from your bank account. You can download the form here

Cheque: You can send a cheque or money order payable to 'Canadian Foundation for the United World College of the Atlantic' and send to: Canadian Foundation for the United World College of the Atlantic, P.O. Box 737, 31 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 2J8, CANADA.

Charitable Giving Platforms: Platforms such as the United Way or CanadaHelps will issue you a Canadian charitable tax receipt and forward the donated funds onto the Canadian Foundation. Please note: an administrative fee of up to 4% is deducted from your donation by these platforms. We encourage donors to let us know if they have made a donation through these platforms so that we can acknowledge your donation. 

Please note: Canadian charitable tax receipts are issued from the Canadian Foundation on an annual basis in February for donations made in the previous financial year.

Other Countries

You can make a tax efficient donation to UWC Atlantic in the following countries via a UWC National Committee: 

Norway ~ Germany ~ Netherlands ~ Switzerland ~ Hong Kong.

Email for more information. If the country you live in is not listed above, we can contact your National Committee to see if they will forward your donation to UWC Atlantic. Please email us at 

Payroll Giving

UK Donors: If you live in the UK, payroll giving allows employees to regularly donate to UWC Atlantic from their salary before tax is deducted. Contact your employer's HR team to set this up. Some employers will match this gift too!

Transnational Giving Europe (TGE): TGE channels payroll giving across borders without currency charges.  Donations are channelled via UWC International but if you nominate UWC Atlantic, it will be forwarded to us. For further information, visit their webpage - or contact us on To enable us to track safe receipt of your donation, please let us know about your gift by emailing


Please click here for more information on how you can leave a gift in your will to UWC Atlantic or contact Andrea Diez De Sollano on

‘I am going to do everything in my power to make sure that the contribution my sponsors made will go forth to mean something more.’

Sheryl Ofwona (UWC Atlantic College), class of 2019 from Kenya

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