As a Business

The mobilization of businesses-- whether it’s a financial investment, a gift in kind, or the gift of know-how—is an essential part of the success of Sorbonne University’s development campaign.
In the framework of a continuous partnership, you participate in a field of action consistent with the priorities of the campaign and in line with your sector of activity and your innovation strategy:

  • Expand interdisciplinary activity through the creation of research chairs;
  • Cultivate emerging talent through the funding of scholarships;
  • Build an inspiring environment through the purchase of cutting-edge equipment or the implementation of projects to modernize or renovate our infrastructure.

As a donor, and in return for your commitment, your business benefits from exclusive advantages (access to researchers, students, and others).

Circle Amount of donation Your advantages
Platinum Circle > €3M
  • Invitation to the annual dinner of the President of Sorbonne University
  • Possibility of associating the donor’s name to an amphitheatre, or a building if the donation is not designated to a specific project or for the name to be associated with the project (name of the research chair, the scholarship, etc.)
  • A seat within the circle of patrons on the Foundation’s board of directors
Gold Circle €1,5M to €3M
  • Individual meetings with a researcher, a fellow, or a laboratory director
  • A visit to a museum or other prestigious site of Sorbonne University
  • Possibility of associating the donor’s name with Sorbonne University equipment or a room (example: a library meeting room)
Silver Circle €500,000 To €1,5M
  • Visit a laboratory group or a research center
  • Possibility to use the reception room at the top of the Zamansky Tower once a year
The founders €100,000
to €499,999
  • Receive regular and personalized information on funded projects (e.g. videos of research teams and fellows, and the annual report on the project)
  • Mention of the donor’s name on the “Donors Wall”
  • Invitations to Foundation campaign events
The benefactors €50,000
to €99,999
  • Monthly invitations to Sorbonne University events: conferences, concerts, exhibitions and other activities
  • Publication of the donor’s name in the Foundation annual report
  • Invitation to the annual meeting with the researchers
Friends of Sorbonne University €15,000 
To €49,999
 
  • Receive the Foundation annual Report
  • Publication of the donor’s name on the Foundation website
  • Access to Sorbonne University libraries

Is it important to you to share your vision of the future and participate in building the world of tomorrow? Connecting your name with the excellence of Sorbonne University: support the Welcome to the Future campaign and fund projects of international scope that bring cultural, social, scientific, medical and educational innovation.


Tax Benefits

Gifts made by businesses as donations are deductible from business taxes at a rate of 60% of the sum donated up to a limit of 5/1000 (0.5%) of pre-tax turnover (Art. 238bis of the General Tax Code). Should the amount of the tax write-off exceed the annual limit, the excess balance can be used for tax payments over the following five years.

Your Contact

For more information, please contact Karine Cunhac, Director of Corporate Sponsorships a +33 (0)1 44 27 26 11 or karine.cunhac@sorbonne-universite.fr

 

You’re a private citizen

You can support our Welcome to the Future campaign via a tax-deductible gift. You choose the amount of your commitment and direct it toward the project of your choice. In this way, you help Sorbonne University expand its interdisciplinary approach, cultivate talent, and build an inspiring environment for students, researchers and teachers.

How to Give

  • By debit card or direct debit from your account, through our secure website by clicking on Giving. It’s quick and easy.
  • By bank or postal check made out to Fondation Sorbonne Université. Print out the support form available below, fill it out, and send it by mail along with your check to the following address: Fondation Sorbonne Université, 4 place Jussieu, BC 600, 75005 Paris
  • To download your support form, click on the box below.
Circle Amount of donation Your advantages
Platinum Circle > €50 000
  • Invitation to the annual dinner of the President of Sorbonne University
  • Possibility of associating the donor’s name to an amphitheatre, or a building if the donation is not designated to a specific project or for the name to be associated with the project (name of the research chair, the scholarship, etc.)
  • A seat within the circle of patrons on the Foundation’s board of directors
Gold Circle €10,000 to €49,999
  • Individual meetings with a researcher, a fellow, or a laboratory director
  • A visit to a museum or other prestigious site of Sorbonne University
  • Possibility of associating the donor’s name with Sorbonne University equipment or a room (example: a library meeting room)
Silver Circle €5,000 to €9,999
  • Visit a laboratory group or a research center
  • Possibility to use the reception room at the top of the Zamansky Tower once a year
The founders €1,000 to €4,999
  • Receive regular and personalized information on funded projects (e.g. videos of research teams and fellows, and the annual report on the project)
  • Mention of the donor’s name on the “Donors Wall”
  • Invitations to Foundation campaign events
The benefactors €100 to €999
  • Monthly invitations to Sorbonne University events: conferences, concerts, exhibitions and other activities
  • Publication of the donor’s name in the Foundation annual report
  • Invitation to the annual meeting with the researchers
Friends of Sorbonne University ≤ €99
  • Receive the Foundation annual Report
  • Publication of the donor’s name on the Foundation website
  • Access to Sorbonne University libraries

Your Tax Benefits

  • Income Tax (IT): your gift to the Foundation makes you eligible for a write-off of 66% of the amount of your gift, up to 20% of your taxable income.
  • Real Estate Tax (RET): you can write off 75% of your gift from your taxes, up to €50,000.
  • With deductions at source, tax write-offs for gifts made in 2018 will be maintained.
Pour un don de Vous déduisez de votre IR Votre don vous revient à 
30 € 19.80 € 10.20  €
60 € 39.60  € 20.40  €
100 € 66 € 34 €
150 € 99 € 51 €

 

Pour un don de  Vous déduisez de votre IFI Votre don vous revient à
300 € 225 € 75 €
1 000 € 750 € 250 €
5 000 € 3 750 € 1 250 €
10 000€ 7 500€ 2 500 €


Your Contact

For more information, please contact Jeanne-Marie de Lépine, Director of Private Donations - +33 (0)1 44 27 61 78 or jeanne-marie.delepine@sorbonne-universite.fr

Updated on 11 OCT 2018