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Individual

Students at a lecture, Boutmy lecture theatre © Manuel Braun / Sciences Po

The involvement of our donor community allows us to develop projects that reflect the values of Sciences Po.

Are you an alumna or alumnus aged under 35? Join our Young Donors Circle!

You can choose to support equal opportunities, Sciences Po’s estate or educational and scientific innovation. You can also leave it to Sciences Po to decide how to allocate your donation, according to the financing needs of our projects.

Your donation can take various forms. Our team remains at your service to define the way that will best meet your expectations.

How to support us

By cheque

Please send a cheque payable to the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques to :
FNSP – Direction de la stratégie et du développement – 27, rue Saint-Guillaume – 75337 Paris Cedex 07

By wire transfer

Please contact us for full banking details.

Online: via our secure online payment system

  • You can choose either one-time payments or monthly donations.
  • You can also choose automatic transfer to spread your support over the year.
  • You are free to stop this payment at any time by sending a written request. 

 

Sciences Po is eligible to receive other forms of donation:

  • Legacy gifts: you can pledge a gift of money or property in your will to one or several legatees. Your legacy gift to Sciences Po will be fully exempt from inheritance tax.
  • Life insurance builds capital that can be transferred to the natural or legal person of your choice, in the event of your death or during your lifetime. The capital will be exempt from all transfer duties and other taxes.
  • Donations may consist of movable or immovable property.
  • Gifts of securities (stocks, bonds, etc.) can significantly reduce your capital gains tax.

 

Tax benefits

 

FROM FRANCE

You are entitled to tax deductions equal to 66% of the donation on your income tax (up to 20% of the net taxable income) or 75% on your real estate wealth tax (up to €50,000).

FROM ABROAD

 

FROM THE UK

The Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust is registered with the Charity Commission under reference 1128839.

Thanks to your support, the Trust can fund scholarships for Sciences Po students in France and in the UK, or any other charity causes of Sciences Po, as decided by the Trustees. Together we can really make a difference.

For more information on our accounts and compliance history visit our page on the Charity Commission’s website.

 

How to make a donation ?

  • By cheque

Please send a cheque payable to the Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust to:

Stefan Lavau, Treasurer

Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust, 15 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9RY (U.K.)

email: stefan.lavau@gmail.com

  • Online

We use BTMyDonate which offers the lowest commissions and manages Gift Aid. Please click here.

  • By wire transfer

Please contact us for full banking details.

  • By shopping as usual (and at no cost)

Just register on Easyfundraising and shop with thousands of online retailers including Apple, John Lewis, Amazon, Majestic, Waitrose, etc. They will automatically make donations to the Trust each time you shop with them.

  • Gift Aid

To benefit from Gift Aid, please download the Gift Aid form and send it duly completed to:

Stefan Lavau, Treasurer

Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust, 15 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9RY (U.K.)

or by email: stefan.lavau@gmail.com

Gift Aid Form (PDF, 84 Ko)

 

The Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust benefits from the Gift Aid Scheme. Gift Aid is a UK government tax scheme, which enables the Trust to reclaim on donations received from UK taxpayers. Higher tax payers can claim tax back on their donation (the amount claimable is the difference between the higher and basic rates of income tax). The Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust is registered with the Charity Commission under reference 1128839 and with HMRC under number XT9406.

 

For more information, please contact:

Cécile d’Angelin

alumni.charitytrust@sciencespo.org

+44 77 68 816 645

www.sciencespoalumniukcharitytrust.org

 

FROM OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Sciences Po enables donors living abroad to benefit from their country’s tax deduction options thanks to Transnational Giving Europe, which brings together a network of foundations and partner associations in 21 European countries.

 

Please contact:

Anne-Sophie Luby

annesophie.luby@sciencespo.fr

+33(0)1 45 49 54 72

 

FROM THE UNITED STATES

The US Sciences Po Foundation is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization, founded in 2009. Gifts made to the Foundation are deductible for federal income, gift, and estate tax purposes. If you have any questions about what to give or ways to give, please email us at gifts@usscpo.org.

Its mission is to promote Sciences Po’s reputation in the United States, to foster the development of academic projects with US partner universities and to encourage transatlantic student and faculty mobility. The Sciences Po American Foundation offers scholarships every year for students with limited financial means, allowing them to pursue their studies on either side of the Atlantic, and a merit-based scholarship, the Michel David-Weill Fellowship.

 

For more information about US Sciences Po Foundation (Tax ID : 27-0559416), please contact:

Anne Scattolin

as@usscpo.org  

+1 917 744 5685

www.usscpo.org

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