We want our relationships with supporters to be mutually beneficial. While our commitment to impartiality means you will have no say over the outcomes of our research, we will engage you with our thinking and your support will be publicly recognised in publications, on our website, and at public events.
Institutions can benefit from supporting the David Hume Institute
indirectly through their affiliation with an organisation making a significant contribution to the policy debate in Scotland, and
directly as outlined below:
£1,000 - £2,499 annual contribution
Public recognition of support
Priority admission to public events
Advance access to embargoed publications
Private research briefings
Opportunities for staff to engage with our thinking and research
Regular communications and updates
£2,500 - £4,999 annual contribution
As at Silver level, plus:
Invitations to roundtables with senior decision makers
£5,000 and above annual contribution
As at Gold level, plus:
Invitations to private dinners with high profile speakers
Other types of support
Beyond these indicated levels of support, other ways in which institutions can partner with the David Hume Institute might include:
Sponsoring a specific research project
Sponsoring a public event
Co-hosting a roundtable bringing together experts, decision makers and influential stakeholders
Providing venue space or in-kind support for an event’s direct costs
Sponsoring a researcher or fellow
We would be delighted to explore how our institutions might work together.
How to donate
Single donation by card or monthly/ annual recurring donation by direct debit. Please visit our Charities Aid Foundation donation page here.
BACS and Standing order
Click here for our BACS and Standing order form.
If you would prefer not to use the above donation methods, cheques payable to the ‘The David Hume Institute’ may be posted to
The David Hume Institute, PO Box 27159, Edinburgh EH10 9BR
To find out more about the Institute’s work and how you can support it, please complete the form below. Jane-Frances Kelly, Director of the David Hume Institute, will contact you for a confidential discussion.