Making a difference where it matters most

One simple act of kindness can change the direction of a person’s life. Every year, generous donors help Macquarie University establish new scholarships, strengthen our research programs and improve the student experience.

There are many ways you can support us:

Please note that tax-deductible donations to the university are not refundable. The Executive Director of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations will be responsible for decision-making regarding gifts donated in genuine error or administrative error.

Macquarie University, as a higher education institution, has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status under the criteria laid down by the Australian Taxation Office. All gifts to Macquarie University of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Your gift is not diminished by administrative costs - 100% of your donation goes towards funding the area you have chosen to give to.

All gifts are provided with a tax receipt and appropriately acknowledged as per Macquarie University's donation policies.

If you are based overseas you may still be able to make your donation tax-efficiently.

Hong Kong

Supporters in Hong Kong have the option to make a gift to the Macquarie University Hong Kong Foundation Ltd.

United Kingdom

UK taxpayers can benefit from Gift Aid by giving to the Macquarie University UK Foundation. Make your tax-deductible donation now.

United States and Canada

If you are considering a substantial donation, arrangements can potentially be made to give tax efficiently from other countries including the USA and Canada.

To discuss your options, contact MQ Advancement:

T: +61 (2) 9850 1386

Many companies offer employees a matching gift program that doubles the contribution to Macquarie University.

When making a gift to Macquarie University check to see if your employer has a corporate matching gift program. The process for submitting a matching gift claim differs from company to company. Some require a completed paper form whilst others have an online system.

If your company does provide a matching gift claim form, please complete it and send to:

Level 2, 18 Wally's Walk
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Additional ways you can support us: