The Mary Ramsden Circle

Named in honour of a leading benefactor from the College's past, the Mary Ramsden Circle recognises generous and loyal donors who take a leading role in the future development and success of St Catharine's.

About The Mary Ransden Circle

Membership of the Mary Ramsden Circle is available to those who support the College with annual donations of £1,000 or more. Commitments can be in the form of monthly, quarterly or annual gifts.

In recognition of their support, members receive an annual update from the Master, distinct recognition in the College's published list of benefactors, and an invitation to an exclusive event each year.


From The UK

You can establish a regular gift to St Catharine's by Direct Debit using our online gift form. To give by credit/debit card, please click here. Alternatively, you can donate by cheque, returning it to the College together with a printed gift form.

Gift Aid: UK taxpayers can increase the value of their donations to St Catharine's by 25% using the Gift Aid scheme, A donation of £1,000 is worth £1,250 to the College, and the net cost to 40% taxpayers is just £750. If eligible, please tick the Gift Aid box when completing our gift form.

From Overseas

Residents of the United States can make a gift in favour of St Catharine's via Cambridge in America (CAm), an organisation registered under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code that funds grants to the University of Cambridge and its member colleges. To make a gift via CAm, click here.

Residents of other countries can donate to the College by credit card, cheque or bank transfer. The College is able to accept donations in currencies other than pounds sterling. Please feel welcome to contact the Alumni and Development Office for more information.

Further Information

If you are interested in supporting the College through membership of the Mary Ramsden Circle then please contact Mr Guy Lawrenson, Senior Development Officer, in the Alumni and Development Office: or +44 (0)1223 338334.