Frequently asked questions

How can my donation make a difference?

Your philanthropy helps meet the challenges of the 21st century, with solutions to real-world problems through leading research and education.

Here is how your gift can work:

  • $100 – supports pharmaceutical research work in a low income developing community
  • $500 – provides a scholarship gift to a deserving disadvantaged student
  • $1,000 – can support an honours student research project

Can I support Monash University in different ways?

Yes. For great education and research to happen, we need your support. We invite you to share your knowledge, give your time, and help inspire our students to achieve their full potential through mentoring, speaking, and donating.

Monash Alumni Engagement Opportunities are open to alumni globally, and they’re your chance to make a difference. Monash students are dynamic, capable and bursting with new ideas. If you are interested in being a part of our programs, we will find a way for you to participate and make a difference.

Can I give online?

Yes, one of the easiest ways to help is to give a donation online, via our secure online payment form.

Are financial donations to Monash University tax deductible?

Yes, The University is a certified Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR), so gifts over $2 to Monash University from within Australia are tax deductible.

I live outside Australia, can I make a tax-effective gift to Monash University?

Donations of $US500 from the US or Canada are eligible for full US tax benefits by donating via CAFAmerica. CAFAmerica is a not-for-profit organisation that supports philanthropy around the world.

Can I choose what I want to fund?

Yes, you can choose how you would like to support Monash University-you can support world-leading research, a high-achieving student, improve facilities or any other priority area. Our Where to give page provides information on making a gift to the faculty or project of your choice.

How can I make a bequest?

If you would like to include Monash University in your will, please visit the Bequests page to download a form, or contact our bequests manager, Gillian Dodgin.

Who can I talk with about giving to Monash University?

If you are interested in giving to Monash University, you can speak with our donor relations staff. Find contact details