Gifts to Imperial touch every aspect of life at the College, from providing scholarships and bursaries to students, to advancing research through the creation of new academic posts and facilities. However you chose to direct your donation in 2018–19 – thank you.

£65.5 million raised for research and education


  • £7,336,133 for scholarships, education and student prizes
  • £4,500,000 for academic posts
  • £27,042,717 for research
  • £833,844 for faculty and departmental projects
  • £24,599,448 for building, equipment and capital costs
  • £1,144,207 for unrestricted funds

A vibrant community of alumni and friends

  • 5,924 people made a donation to Imperial in 2018–19. 1,613 donated to the College for the first time.
  • 3,349 of the gifts made this year were from College alumni.
  • Imperial’s donor community spans the globe. This year, we received gifts from 69 countries.
  • Our community spans generation too. Our youngest donor this year is 21 and our oldest, 103.
  • 1,553 alumni and friends volunteered over 8,000 hours of their time, helping with events, student mentoring and alumni group committees.
  • 140 students took part in our telethon fundraising campaigns, raising £129,468.
  • 70 alumni and friends pledged a legacy gift to the College in 2018–19.