Change a child's life by supporting Access to Excellence

There are many ways your generosity can help to radically transform a child's life. 

Give Online Today

The simplest way to give is online, which you can do using our secure payments page using one of the links below.  

Regular gift by Direct Debit  


You could help to change the life of a child. Give now.

Single gift by credit/debit card


Every gift can make a difference. Give now. 

Send a Cheque

If you would prefer to send a cheque, please make your cheque payable to Access to Excellence and send this together with your completed Giving Form (available to print here) to the following address:

Development Office
Queensferry Road

Legacy Giving

Centuries ago, our founders Mary Erskine and Daniel Stewart laid down legacies that helped create the schools we know today.  Their gifts have endured.  Their generosity is remembered.  If we could somehow show them what their selfless acts have given to thousands of young people over the years...well, we think they would be somewhat emotional.

Today, legacies from individual members of our community continue to secure the future of the schools and the children they serve.  A decision to leave a gift in your will is a gesture that is both profoundly practical and deeply noble.  Your gift will help us continue our life-changing work.  Your generosity will be felt, personally, by a young person who could not otherwise enjoy such an education.  You will be remembered in the best possible way. 

There are three main kinds of legacy gifts you might like to consider:

  • Residuary Legacy - A share of your estate to be paid after any debts, funeral costs and cash gifts are paid
  • Pecuniary Legacy - A cash sum which can be index-linked to guarantee its future value
  • Specific Legacy – a particular item to be used or sold by the charity

Another type of legacy, often used to ensure surviving family are looked after, is the Reversionary Legacy, which allows you to leave assets to a named individual for their lifetime whilst deciding who should benefit after they have passed away.

Should you choose to leave a legacy, your solicitor should run through all the options with you when writing your will. 

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