How you can create impact
Gifts in Wills
You can have a significant impact on future generations of students at Swinburne by making the most personal gift of all—a Gift in your Will to the university.
Student Emergency Fund
Every dollar of your donation directly helps students in need.
Noah Htin Lin Htet
Receiving a scholarship helped Noah purchase the resources and textbooks he needed for studying.
Thanks to Swinburne donors, Grace had the opportunity to go deep underground into the cavernous laboratories of Gran Sasso.
Matt and Keith
For Matt, receiving one of the three Keith Irvine Student Achievement Awards came at just the right time.
For Jacob Stanford, the Liberty Steel Engineering Scholarship created opportunities that would otherwise not have been possible.
Meet our donors
Barbara Dicker Brain Sciences Foundation
The Graham Family Foundation
Meet our donors
On behalf of Swinburne University, thank you. Swinburne is responding to the many needs of our society: better care for our elderly, our vulnerable and our planet, economic recovery, and investment in long-term change. Your support is part of this work and together we can make a difference.
Is my gift tax deductible?
All donations to the Swinburne University of A$2 or more are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.
Will I receive a receipt for my gift?
Yes, you will receive a receipt. If you have made a gift online, you will receive your receipt via email once your payment has been approved.
If you have chosen to make a recurring monthly gift, you will receive a receipt at the end of the financial year. If we do not have an up-to-date email address, then your annual receipt will be sent by post.
I live outside Australia. Am I still able to donate?
Yes. Donations can be made using a credit card through the University’s website. If you have any questions, please call us on +61 3 9214 3882 or send an email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have lost the receipt I received for my donation – how can I get a copy?
Please call +61 3 9214 3882 or email email@example.com and we will either email or post you a duplicate receipt.
I would like to set up a scholarship or an award – who can I talk to?
Please call +61 3 9214 3882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with a member of our Development team and they will be happy to help.
Do you accept gift-in-kind donations?
Please call +61 3 9214 3882 or email email@example.com to connect with a member of our Development team to discuss your idea.
Can I pay by cheque and where should I send it?
Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions Swinburne is Currently not accepting cheques at this time. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +61 3 9214 3882 to discuss making a gift.
Send the completed donation/giving form and cheque (made payable to Swinburne University of Technology) to:
University Advancement Office, H86
Swinburne University of Technology
Reply Paid 218 (within Australia only)
PO Box 218, Hawthorn VIC 3122
A receipt will be issued, usually within a week of processing the cheque.
Note: A completed donation form must be attached along with the cheque. If you are unable to download the form, please send your contact details with the cheque and we will call you.
Can I directly deposit my donation to Swinburne’s account?
A gift transferred from your bank account directly into ours is often the easiest way to make a gift. Payments can be made electronically to:
Account Name: Swinburne University of Technology
BSB No: 033-050
Account No: 563152
Reference: Surname + Preferred Fund
Are my credit card or bank details safe if I give online?
We take the privacy of your information and financial security very seriously. The online donation form has electronic security measures to protect your credit card and other information.
I am a regular donor to Swinburne University, and my credit card details have changed – how can I update my details?
You can telephone +61 3 9214 3882 and we will update the details on your behalf.
Note: Donors should not email their credit card details for privacy reasons.
I have changed my address and contact details – how do I update them?
Please email email@example.com or telephone +61 3 9214 3882 with your new details.
I have a question that hasn't been answered by your FAQ's, how can I get in contact?
Please contact us by phoning +61 3 9214 3882 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.