Frequently asked questions

Where will the funds go? 

Your gift directly supports Bursaries at Blundell’s School. 

Though Peter Blundell was our original benefactor, his legacy has not lasted the test of time financially and we now support those in need through the generosity of our many friends, parents, staff, Governors and Old Blundellians.

Whatever the amount you choose to give, it’s your participation that matters most.

Is my payment secure? 

Yes. All payments through the  are securely processed by Stripe. 

Why is my payment not going through?

Please check that you have included your postcode in both the address field and the card

details field of the gift form. If there is still a problem, you may have to contact your card

provider and inform them that the payment is valid. For any queries please contact us at 

Can I see my gift on this website?

Yes! If you’ve chosen not to make your gift anonymous, you can take a look at the donor wall to see your name.

Is there another way to donate to you other than online?

Yes, you can contact us at or call +44 (0)1884 232324 and we’ll be

delighted to help you make your gift. We can also accept cheques payable to ‘Blundells Foundation’ and these can be sent to Development Office, Blundell’s School, Blundells Road, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 4DN. 

I set up a recurring payment, what will show in the totaliser?

Yes, the total of your direct debit payments for the duration of time selected will show up in

the total raised on the website. 

I still have questions. How can I get in touch?

Feel free to email us at or call +44 (0)1884 232324

Is there a minimum donation?

The minimum online gift amount is £1.

How can I give my gift?

By phone +44 (0)1884 232324, by mail or by using this website,

Question about tax-deductibility or gift aid

Blundell’s can claim gift aid on your donations if you are a UK taxpayer and pay an amount of income tax and/or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax that can be redeemed on your donation(s). 

If you are a USA tax payer, you can make a tax efficient donation Please email ( to let us know your name and amount donated so we can add it to the Giving Day total!