The Institute depends upon donations as well as research grants, to support the world class research undertaken by participants in its programmes. The needs are diverse, and include:
Fundraising activities are supported by a Development Board comprising leading figures in academia, industry and commerce.
The Institute has developed a number of Case Studies which highlight the breadth of impact and the pervasive value of the mathematical sciences including economic or social benefit and influence on government policy.
The University has charitable status and so donations made to it or its constituent parts, including the Institute, may attract tax relief. For UK tax payers this is available under Gift Aid.
All donors will be acknowledged formally in the Institute’s Annual Report (unless anonymity is preferred). The Institute offers recognition in various ways, including naming opportunities. If you would like to discuss these or other aspects of supporting our work, please do not hesitate to contact the Director (+44 (0)1223 335980 / firstname.lastname@example.org) or Glen Whitehead at University Development and Alumni Relations (+44 (0)1223 330112 / email@example.com).
In addition to substantial funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Institute is indebted for continuing support from the Cambridge Philosophical Society, the London Mathematical Society (which carries a particular focus on early career researchers based in the UK), NM Rothschild and Sons, Turner-Kirk Charitable Trust and the University of Cambridge.
Trinity College (through the Isaac Newton Trust) has committed more than £2 million over the lifetime of the Institute. St John’s College, which owns the Institute’s building, provided a rental subsidy of £750,000 to cover most of the first 5 years’ rent. The building has now been leased to the University of Cambridge, which allows the Institute to use it rent-free.
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