Thank you for your support!

Your donations enable us to achieve so much more than we could alone. By supporting Hertford, you are helping us transform the future of our students – and they will be the next generation of talented individuals to shape the world.

You can pick a particular area of the college to donate to by clicking one of the buttons below. If you would like to discuss any of these areas in more detail, please contact

How you can direct your gifts

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Future Fund

A flexible fund, allowing Hertford’s ethos of diversity, outreach and inclusivity to thrive, and underpinning every aspect of college life.

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Foundation Fund

Providing world-class facilities to match our academic ambitions, and an exceptional experience for all our students

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Opportunity Fund

Eliminating finance as a barrier to study through outreach, bursaries, scholarships and other grants

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Sustainability Fund

Supporting our efforts to reach carbon net-zero and biodiversity net gain no later than 2030

Other ways to give

If you would like to set up your own standing order, send a cheque, sign up to the Give As You Earn (GAYE) scheme or send a gift of shares or assets, please see below. For your security, and in order to comply with PCI DSS guidance, we are no longer able to accept credit or debit card payments over the phone. If this is the only option available to you, do get in touch and we would be happy to discuss options.

  • Bank transfer and standing order

  • Cheque

  • Credit card

  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)

  • Shares and assets

  • Tax-efficient giving

Giving from abroad

Overseas donors form a core part of Hertford’s support base. As our alumni body becomes increasingly international, so too does our donor family. We are enormously grateful for the support we receive from our overseas supporters and we try to make it as easy as possible for you to donate.

  • USA

  • Canada

  • Hong Kong and China

  • Other non-UK countries

What your gifts have achieved so far


60 school visits a year by our outreach team


30 hardship grants a year for students in unexpected financial difficulty


30 partial or full graduate scholarships


15 student prizes for exam performance, effort and improvement, commitment to outreach and overall citizenship.


12 books from the historic collection restored by conservation specialists


New funding for fellowships in Computer Science, Geography, Law, English, Physics, Management, History and Economics