About Crowdfunding

The University's crowdfunding platform is available to those wishing to raise funds in support of University of Sydney initiatives, research projects and programs. Please check out our current crowdfunding campaigns here

Memorial Giving

​The University's crowdfunding platform is also available tor those who wish to fundraise for an important University area in memory of a loved one. In this instance, all funds are directed to one University area, project or program. 

For queries regarding fundraising in memory of a loved one, please contact the University directly via development.fund@sydney.edu.au or 02 9552 2539.

Submit an expression of interest today

If you are interested in holding a crowdfunding campaign for a University of Sydney area, please complete the short questionnaire here. Once you have submitted your expression of interest, a member of the University's Annual Giving team will be in contact with you shortly. 

If you have further questions, please email development.fund@sydney.edu.au.


The University of Sydney FAQ

If you encounter any issues making your donation, please call the University of Sydney Gift Hotline on 02 9552 2539 or email development.fund@sydney.edu.au


Tax deductions

The University of Sydney has deductible gift recipient (DGR) status for Australian income tax purposes.

Will I receive a receipt?

Yes, the University will issue receipts for gifts of $2 or more. Receipts will be received in the mail within approximately five to ten business days from when the donation was made.

Are there any limitations on who is eligible to receive a tax deductible receipt?

If an individual has direct influence over the use of funds, or could receive any material advantage from making the gift, they are not eligible to make a tax deductible gift toward the project.  Please refer to the University's Gift Acceptance Policy for more information. 

When will my credit card be charged?

Your gift will automatically be processed once you click “submit” on the crowdfunding website.

Are gifts from overseas accepted?

Yes, the University accepts gifts made outside Australia. The University does not make representations as to the tax treatment of such gifts – you will need to seek your own advice on tax deductions in your country.   

How is my privacy protected?

Please refer to our University privacy statement to learn how your privacy is protected. 

Who should I contact with questions about crowdfunding?

Please call 02 9552 2539, or email development.fund@sydney.edu.au.

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