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American Friends of the University of Leicester, Inc. (AFUoL), is the primary charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in the United States, accepting gifts in support of the University of Leicester.

In compliance with IRS regulations, the Board of Directors of The American Friends of the University of Leicester, Inc maintains complete discretion over allocation of the gifts it receives. Gifts qualify for an income tax deduction to the full extent allowed by law.

How to make your Gift

We hope that you will support the American Friends of the University of Leicester Inc this year. You will make a difference to student lives, maintain academic and research excellence and create Citizens of Change.

There are a number of ways you can make a gift to the American Friends foundation:

  • Check (cheque);
  • Credit card;
  • Leaving a gift in your Will.

Every time you make a gift to the American Friends, we will send a notification of this gift to the University (including the amount) so they can thank you for your generosity. The American Friends foundation will disburse the full amount of its grants (made up of individual gifts received for the University) to the University on a quarterly basis.

To make a gift, please send a check made payable to “The American Friends of the University of Leicester Inc” along with an accompanying letter or donation form with your details and identifying the University of Leicester as the recipient, to the address below:

The American Friends of the University of Leicester Inc, 155 E. 44th Street, 6th Floor, Suite 34, New York NY 10017, United States

Donations can be made online via Stripe, or by completing a donation form.

For online donations, if you have a preferred area of support you would like the American Friends Board to consider directing your donation towards, please specify this in the message box in the link.

Please note: giver preferences are respected by the American Friends of the University of Leicester foundation, but all grants are made at its sole discretion, as required by the IRS.

Get in touch

If you would like further information about the American Friends foundation or how to give, please email Rosemary at donate@afuol.org.

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