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Make a donation

By supporting us, you are supporting free art for everyone.

As a charity, the National Gallery relies on your generous support to help us to share our collection with everyone, for free.


Donations of any size can make a big difference. Your donation to the National Gallery could help:

  • Grow our collection for generations to enjoy
  • Restore a masterpiece and safeguard it for the future
  • Provide accessible and functional facilities that ensure the best experience for everyone
  • Engage young people with the Nation’s Collection by supporting our free school workshops

Thank you for considering donating to your National Gallery.

We need your help to make history and achieve our goal in time for our Bicentenary

Other ways to give

Post: please download and complete the online donation form and return it to the following address:

Development Department
The National Gallery

Email: to request the National Gallery bank accounts details to make a BACS transfer or for any other questions, please email

Phone: to make your donation over the phone or speak to a member of the team about any other queries, please phone Meredith on 020 7747 5982


Gift Aid your donation today

With Gift Aid, you can add 25% more to your donation at no cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and choose to Gift Aid your donation, the National Gallery can claim tax back on eligible gifts. That means for every £1 you donate, we can claim an extra 25p without costing you a penny.

If we already have a valid Gift Aid declaration on file for your National Gallery account, you won’t be prompted to complete another when making a donation on this page. For any queries, contact the Development Department via


Make a regular donation

If you wish to set up a regular donation in support of the National Gallery, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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