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Culford Oak Donor Tree

A unique way to be part of Culford’s planned new landmark Library


Culford’s Planned New Library

The Culford Oak Donor Tree was hand crafted especially for us. It is made up of a hand carved wooden trunk decorated with 100 brass oak leaves available for dedication by individuals or groups of donors.

Former pupils often tell us that their years at Culford were some of the happiest times of their lives. Many parents also say how much they value the role Culford plays in helping to shape their children into successful and well-rounded individuals. The Donor Tree provides a lasting way for parents, alumni and other friends of the School to show their appreciation and support for future developments.


Dedicate a Leaf Each leaf on the Culford Oak Donor Tree can be dedicated to someone or something special to you. You may dedicate a leaf on the tree as an individual, as a family or as a group of donors, either by making a one-off gift of £2,500 or by making monthly donations for up to three years. Leaves can be engraved with a short dedication, or with the donor’s or donor group’s name, or may remain anonymous if you wish.

ily m a F ey l t r a e H You can dedicate a leaf on the Culford Oak Donor Tree by making: • • • • •

A one-off donation of £2,500 10 monthly donations of £250* 20 monthly donations of £125* 25 monthly donations of £100* 36 monthly donations of £70*

The funds raised will be donated to the building of a £2.2million landmark Library. Situated at the academic heart of the School, the new Library is destined to become a prominent feature in the Culford landscape and an important new facility for the benefit of Culford pupils, both now and for generations to come. Currently located within Culford Hall, the Donor Tree will eventually be moved to its permanent home at the entrance to the Library and will face The King of the Park, planted c1591, during the time of Shakespeare, and famously the oldest oak tree on the Culford estate. Leaves will be displayed in perpetuity, in lasting recognition of each gift towards the building of the Library. Donors will be invited to the celebratory opening event and recorded in the Campaign for Culford Book of Donors.

*If you choose to contribute monthly your leaf will be engraved with your chosen dedication as soon as your personal donation fund reaches £2,000.

To dedicate a leaf on the Culford Oak Donor Tree, please complete the form opposite or visit www.culford.co.uk/donortree To discuss the possibility of a dedication and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Foundation Director on 01284 385306 or email: foundation@culford.co.uk


How to Dedicate a Leaf If you would like to dedicate a leaf on The Culford Oak Donor Tree, please complete the following form and return it to the Foundation Office. Title:

First Name:

Surname:

Address: Postcode:

Email:

Telephone:

Mobile:

I would like to dedicate a leaf by giving: A one-off donation of £2,500

10 monthly donations of £250

25 monthly donations of £100

36 monthly donations of £70

20 monthly donations of £125

I would like my dedication to read as follows (dedications are limited to 45 characters, including spaces):

Payment Method (please tick as appropriate): Cheque. Please make your cheque(s) payable to: Culford School Foundation and return it with this form to: Foundation Director, Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TX. Regular Gift by Direct Debit (Please complete the Direct Debit mandate overleaf)

By Credit or Debit Card

Card Details Name on card (IN BLOCK CAPITALS please): Visa/Delta

Mastercard

Switch/Maestro

Security Number:

Card Number: Expiry date:

(last 3 digits above signature strip)

Signature:

/

Issue No: (Switch/Maestro only)

Date:

Gift Aid I am a UK taxpayer and I would like the Culford School Foundation (Reg Charity No:310486) to claim Gift Aid on all the donations I have made in this tax year and the previous four tax years, and all the donations I make from the date of this declaration, as Gift Aid donations, until I notify you otherwise. I can confirm that I have paid an amount of UK income or capital gains tax equal to any tax reclaimed.

Signature:

Date:


Instruction to your bank or building society to pay by Direct Debit Please fill in the whole form using a ball point pen and send to: The Foundation Office, Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TX Name and full postal address of your bank or building society To: The Manager

Bank/building society

Service user number

2 8 6 7 9 1 Reference

Address

Postcode Name(s) of account holder(s)

Instruction to your bank or building society Please pay Culford School Foundation Direct Debits from the account detailed in this Instruction subject to the safeguards assured by the Direct Debit Guarantee. I understand that this Instruction may remain with Culford School Foundation and, if so, details will be passed electronically to my bank/building society.

Bank/building society account number Signature(s) Branch sort code

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Date

DDI8

Banks and building societies may not accept Direct Debit Instructions for some types of account.

This Guarantee should be detached and retained by the payer.

The Direct Debit Guarantee

• This Guarantee is offered by all banks and building societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit Culford School Foundation will notify you within 10 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request Culford School Foundation to collect a payment, confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit, by Culford School Foundation or your bank or building society, you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society – If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when Culford School Foundation asks you to • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us.

Thank You

If you have chosen to pay for your leaf by a regular monthly donation, please complete the direct debit mandate above.

Please send completed forms to The Foundation Office, Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TX


Foundation Office, Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TX Tel: 01284 385310 www.culford.co.uk Registered Charity No: 310486

Your personal information is held by Culford School under the Data Protection Act 1998, and all data will be securely held. If you have any queries, please contact us on +44 (0)1284 385310 or email foundation@culford.co.uk or visit our website www.culford.co.uk/foundation www.bainesdesign.co.uk A56360


The Culford Oak Donor Tree