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Supporting Morley

Morley has a long and proud tradition of fundraising. Our founder Emma Cons first secured support from Liberal MP Samuel Morley to fund evening classes at the Royal Victoria Theatre, the Old Vic, in the early 1880’s.

As the founding benefactor of the College, Samuel Morley was a well-known philanthropist who inspired others to invest to provide accessible learning to working men and women on an equal basis, establishing the charitable remit of the College which continues to this day.

That spirit of rallying support and raising funds to build, maintain and rebuild the college helped, to establish Morley as one of the UK’s foremost centres for life-long learning. Now as a three centre college, that same spirit continues as we embrace significant new fundraising opportunities across all three Teaching Centres, in Waterloo, North Kensington and Chelsea.

Capital Development

Click here to read more about our ambitious plans for each Centre

Funding New Projects

Read more about our plans to develop new projects both College-wide and at each Centre, through grant funding, corporate sponsorship and in-kind support

Morley Student Bursary

Learn more about our plans to develop the scale and scope of Morley College Bursaries including the Morley Student Bursary Fund to ensure open access to study from local communities adjacent to all three centres;

Marguerite Perkin

Legacies & Bequests

Read about how the generosity of former student gifts to Morley in the form of Legacies & Bequests are so appreciated and contribute to our future growth.

For further information on all fundraising initiatives at Morley, please contact:

Simon Farley
Fundraising Campaign Director