Giving to ACU

At ACU, we believe that true empowerment begins with the act of giving.

When you support ACU, you're not just contributing to a cause – you're choosing a life that empowers others. Be part of our story as we strive to create equity and opportunity for everyone.

Giving more of what matters

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We'll maximise the impact of your donation. When you donate to ACU, 100% of your gift will go towards supporting your cause. But there are other reasons to give.

Why give to ACU

At ACU, we stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our communities. From groundbreaking research to community outreach, we aim to achieve lasting impact by understanding and addressing real needs.

Witness the impactful change we are collectively making and explore how you can make a difference. 

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What you can support

Your gift supports programs and projects that create educational opportunities in Australia and beyond. Here are some of the initiatives you can support:

  • Urgent Financial Hardship Grant: Supporting students facing unexpected and severe financial stress, ensuring they can continue their education.
  • Aunty Joan Hendriks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Scholarship: Empowering Indigenous leaders through scholarships to support their education and professional careers.
  • Creating Opportunity Fund: Supporting students across Australia, opening doors to education, and unlocking their potential.
  • Future in Youth Program, East Timor: Extending opportunities to young minds in East Timor through education and sports, contributing to their future and community development. 

Choose your impact

Ways to give

Browse your options for giving to ACU, including online donations, bequests, endowments and our employer-matched staff giving program.

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Ready to lend a hand? Find out how to donate electronically, view tax deduction details or learn how to set up a recurring donation.

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Staff giving

ACU staff generously support student scholarships and important projects through pre-tax payroll deductions. ACU is proud to match staff gifts dollar for dollar.

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Giving to ACU

We love to help our donors make an impact. Get it touch with us to discuss a potential gift, or see the good a past gift is doing. 

Thanking you 

We're grateful for your generosity. Learn more about the impact of your donation. 

How we say thanks

Contact us

Find out how to get in touch with the Giving team by email, phone or post. We’re based in North Sydney and Melbourne.

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Make the difference by giving to ACU today via our online donation form

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