Thank you for making a difference
From scholarships and bursaries for promising students, to world-leading research in areas such as climate change, sustainability, and heritage, you are helping to make the world a better place.
Our donorsWe value your partnership in our work and would like to keep you informed about the impact of your giving. All supporters who have given a gift in the last 12 months receive our twice yearly donor e-newsletter and a copy of our annual donor publication, Giving Matters.
The Blandford Club
If you have chosen to make a gift on a regular basis (for example, through direct debit or standing order), you will automatically be welcomed into the Blandford Club. In recognition of your generous commitment to helping us plan for the future, you will receive a silver donor pin and invitations to events.
Reading Pioneers lead the way in philanthropy at the University and make annual gifts of £1,000 or more. When you join the Pioneers you will receive a gold donor pin, updates on the project you support, invitations to exclusive events and, depending on the level of your support, visits to meet our researchers and students.
The Palmer Society
The Palmer Society recognises the generous commitment of supporters who choose to leave a gift to the University in their will. Members are invited to join us for dedicated donor events.
College of Benefactors
The College of Benefactors recognises donors who have made significant and transformative donations to the University. Find out more about our inductees.