Does all of my contribution go towards my nominated project?
Yes, 100 percent of your contribution goes towards your nominated project. The University does not deduct any administration fees.
The University of Sydney has deductible gift recipient (DGR) status for Australian income tax purposes.
Will I get 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.
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.
Are there any limitations on who is eligible to make a gift?
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.
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?
For more information about starting a crowdfunding project, please call +61 2 8627 8818, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.