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If you believe in low taxes, free markets, a small state and the freedom to make decisions about how you run your life, we hope you will consider donating to the IEA. 

The IEA is an educational research charity. We do not accept or seek government funding and we’re reliant on donations from individuals, companies and charitable trusts to carry out our mission.

If economic and social freedom is a cause you believe is worth defending, we urge you to support our work by making a donation either as an individual or company.


No donation is too small and we ensure all our donors are kept updated, but if you were to consider giving at one of the following levels we would be most grateful.

i on the Future - £150+ per year

Available to those who are under 30 and would like to support our work. i on the Future members will receive our printed publications, invitations to a range of events and our enewsletter.

Supporter - £500+ per year  

As a Supporter you will receive all our printed publications, invitation to a selection of breakfast and lunch time briefing events, ensuring you are kept up to date with the IEA’s work.

Patron - £1,000+ per year

Patrons will receive invitations to the IEA’s private event programme, which includes a range of breakfast briefings and lunches/supper events throughout the year and the benefits outlined above.

Benefactor - £5,000+ per year

Benefactors will enjoy priority seating at events, the opportunity to meet IEA staff to hear first-hand the impact we are having and the benefits outlined above.

Hayek Circle - £10,000+ per year

Hayek Circle members will enjoy the benefits as above and be invited to an exclusive annual Hayek Circle dinner.


If you are interested in becoming a corporate donor, sponsoring an event or making gifts in kind please contact Caroline Rollag on or 020 7799 8908 for more details. 

How to Donate

The quickest way to donate is via our website (scroll down for donate box).

Or you can give via the following ways

1.     By Standing Order

2.     By cheque Please make your cheque payable (in GBP or USD) to the IEA and send to: Caroline Rollag, Development Manager, IEA, 2 Lord North Street, London, SW1P 3LB

3.     Over the phone – Please call our development office on 020 7799 8900 to make a payment over the phone. 

Don’t forget to Gift Aid your donation! 

The UK government allows charities to claim back the tax on charitable donations if you are a UK tax payer and have or will pay sufficient tax on your income. 

At the current basic tax rate of 20% we can reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that you give to the IEA.

Higher rate tax payers

If you pay higher rate tax, you can also claim the difference between the higher rate of tax (40%) and the basic rate (20%) on the total (gross) value of your donation.

For more information on claiming back higher rate tax please visit the HMRC website

Gift aid plays an important part in all charities income including the IEA, so please don’t forget to claim gift aid.

American Friends of the IEA

If you are in the United States, you can support our work through the American Friends of the IEA, an incorporated 501 (c)(3) charitable body.

Please make your cheque payable (in USD) to AFIEA and send to: American Friends of the IEA, C/O Cindy Cerquitella, Atlas Network, 1201 L Street NW, Washington, DC  20005

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