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Giving Opportunities

Every year, generous donors help Macquarie establish new scholarships, strengthen its research program and upgrade its facilities. Your gift will help us create important new programs as we approach our 50th year.

Your gift to Macquarie University can be used to:

  • create endowments and research chairs
  • fund scholarships, prizes and travel grants
  • fund research projects
  • purchase books and other learning resources
  • maintain and extend our valuable and extensive art and museum collections

You can choose to support a specific area or activity or make an unrestricted donation which will be used for a range of purposes depending on the University's greatest need.

100% of your gift will be directed to the purpose you specify.

How You Can Give

You can make your fully tax-deductible gift in the following ways.


You can make a gift to the Annual Appeal today by making an online donation link to donation form, completing and returning a donation form [PDF], or by contacting us via email on or +61(2) 9850 1395.

Major Gifts

Some donors may choose to make a major gift to Macquarie University for a specific purpose such as an endowment to support scholarships or an area of research excellence. For a confidential discussion and more information on making a major gift, please contact the Senior Director of Development.

Gifts In-Kind

Gifts in-kind include any non-monetary donations such as artworks, books, collections, or equipment. Contact us to find out how you donate assets and non-monetary donations.

Leaving a Bequest to Macquarie in your Will

By making a gift to Macquarie University in your Will you can provide enduring support for generations of students. For a confidential discussion and more information on making a bequest, please contact the Manager Planned Giving.


All gifts to Macquarie University are tax-deductible. 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 are acknowledged with a written receipt. Macquarie University as a member of the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee, adheres to the Code of Practice for Australian University Philanthropy [PDF].

Make a Gift Today!

To make a gift to Macquarie University, please contact us via email on or +61(2) 9850 1395 or complete the donation form [PDF]

Online giving coming soon.

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