Treasure

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back” - Anthony Robbins

Donate a vaccum cleaner for a community child care centre;
or a clothes rack for a homelessness support drop-in service.

Set up a Private Ancillary Fund; leave a bequest; set up a sub fund in a Public Ancillary Fund;
drop a few coins in a tin; sponsor someone for CEO sleepout, Movember or another cause.

Pledge a donation for new creative project; support a fundraising event;
make a one off or regular cash donation.

Structured Giving

Set up a Private Ancillary Fund or set up a sub fund in a Public Anciallry Fund read more...

Leave a bequest read more...

Join a Collaborative Giving Group read more...

 

Online donation platforms

GiveNow - is an administration fee free online donations platform listing causes - powered by GiveNow. http://givenow.com.au/

Chuffed - is a crowdfunding platform for Australian not-for-profit, social enterprise and charitable projects www.chuffed.org

GIVIT - is a targeted giving service that finds new lives for your quality unwanted items with worthy recipients. www.givit.org.au

 

mycause.com.au - provides a fast, easy and secure way to raise money for your club or school, an individual or charity of your choice. www.mycause.com.au

Everyday Hero - supports hundreds of fundraising events around Australia www.everydayhero.com.au

The Social Enterprise Finder - is an online social enterprise directory.  Social enterprises are social purpose businesses that trade to achieve their mission.  my.socialenterprisefinder.com.au

Telethon Adventurers - aim to make a difference one adventure at a time.  They raise funds by conducting adventurous, arduous and sometimes dangerous expeditions all over the world.  Every member of each of their events becomes an Adventurer, and conducts their own local fundraising events.  http://www.theadventurers.com.au/

Givematcher - is an Online Matched Giving platform. The platform enables donors to have their donations matched by companies and philanthropists of their choice.  https://www.givematcher.com.au/

eKarma - Every time you shop online using the eKarma portal, a percentage of the money you spend is donated to your choice of charity.  http://www.ekarma.com.au/ 

 

MicroFinance

Offering a hand up not a hand out

Many Rivers - supports aspiring business owners with microenterprise development support and access to finance in order to see the potential of people and communities in Australia.  http://www.manyrivers.org.au/

Opportunity International – empowering families through community development programs and loans as small as $100 (known as microfinance or a micro loan) to help them grow their own small business.  http://www.opportunity.org.au/

 

Kids in Philanthropy

There are lots great stories about kids helping others. Raising money to donate to a charity; Helping a neighbour; Volunteering for a local community group
Donate things like toys or blankets to people who need them.  Here are a few websites that can help you find ways for Kids to Give read more...

 

Random Acts of Kindness 

Inspiring stories of generosity:  Looking for ideas or stories of helping a neighbour and random acts of kindness, i like giving is a campaign to inspire people to live generosly through random acts of kindness  ilikegiving.com