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  • Support City Lit and change lives

    City Lit is a wonderful community to learn in, to meet people and to pursue your passion. We’re also a charity. With your help we can help people access the education they need to transform their lives.

  • Support the City Lit bursary fund

    Each year, over 1,000 students apply for help with course fees, materials, and assistance with travel and family care.  Your gift makes sure that financial need isn’t a barrier to education. 

  • Support 'Hear My Lips' - City Lit Lipreading campaign

    By 2031 one in five of us will have hearing loss. We have led the way on lipreading for 100 years, The HearMyLips campaign aspires to help people by training more teachers across the UK.

  • Leave a legacy

    A gift in your will can change lives for years to come. If City Lit means something to you, leaving a legacy is the best way to say thank you. Visit our frequently asked questions page

  • How does your gift help?

    Your gift transforms lives, ensures everyone can follow their passion, has a chance to learn. By supporting the City Lit bursary and our campaigns we can make the future better.

  • Our promise to you

    We understand your gift means you trust us to spend your money wisely and we are committed to ensuring that our fundraising is open, honest and respectful. Read our promise to supporters here.

  • Centenary cup and tote bag

    Buy your centenary tote bag and cup from the enrolment desks at City Lit. 100% of bag and cup sales goes towards the City Lit bursary to help ensure everyone has access to funds when they need it.