AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10 Queen’s University Belfast has received its largest ever charitable legacy of £3.2 million for cardiovascular research.The donor was Carol Crozier, a graduate of Queens whose father was a staff member and doctor, Dr Thomas Crozier. Ms Crozier’s brother had left her his estate in 2007 and since then she had been providing support to medical causes at Queens. When Ms Crozier died last year the legacy gift was made to Queens.Queens say that 131 people have pledged a gift to the university in their will while 1,205 have expressed an interest in leaving a charitable bequest.Fundraising income for Queens was down considerably last year compared to the year before, from nearly £15 million in 2015 to just under £8 million in 2016. While donations from individuals, at around £1 million stayed steady over the two years, income from foundations and legacies fell from £12.4 million to £3.4 million. Corporate income was up last year to £2.6 million from over £1 million in 2015. Legacies (which don’t include the most recent large legacy) more than doubled to £770,000.The university’s current campaign is Vision 2020 which seeks to raise £350 million.More on legaciesLegacy income forecast predicts rise to £3.26bn by 2021 Advertisement Howard Lake | 9 October 2017 | News Queens receives its largest ever legacy Photo: Queens University Belfast by theapothecaryguy on Flickr.com 91 total views, 1 views today Legacy income grows 6.3% in past 12 months as growth flattens Donations to UK universities rise above £1bn for first time Tagged with: legacy fundraising Northern Ireland Research / statistics 92 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.