Ways to give

Whether you make a financial commitment or give your time and talents, you can help inspire students and have a significant impact on the Deakin community. All contributions – cash or in kind – help make Deakin more accessible and provide a rewarding, enriching educational experience.

You can help inspire students and have a significant impact on the Deakin community.

A range of options

There are a number of ways that you can give to Deakin and support new programs, research, scholarships and facilities. There are also many other ways to support Deakin; by giving your time and talents you can help to inspire students and communities.

All contributions help make Deakin more accessible, and provide a rewarding and enriching educational experience.

To discuss your giving to Deakin, please email giving@deakin.edu.au.

Deakin University is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient by the Australian Tax Office.  Donations to Deakin of $2 or more are tax-deductible and an official receipt will be issued for tax purposes.

Annual appeal

Learn how your contribution to our annual Open Minds, Open Possibilities campaign will make a real difference to students who need it most.

Visit the Open Minds, Open Possibilities website
Find out more about our annual appeals

Workplace giving

Every dollar you donate to Deakin could be multiplied thanks to the generosity of your employer.

Find out more about workplace giving programs

Leaving a bequest

Your legacy will live on and help generations of new Deakin students when you choose to leave a bequest to the university.

Find out more about leaving a bequest to Deakin

Major gifts and gifts in kind

Major gifts

If you would like to donate to Deakin and have a specific gift in mind, please speak with a member of our philanthropic team who will help you align your giving with the university's key priorities.

Gifts in kind

Money isn't everything and your donation doesn't have to be cash. There are plenty of other ways you can give to Deakin.

Find out more about Major gifts and gifts in kind

Donate to Deakin

No gift is too small. Donating to Deakin is an investment in our students and the university’s future, enabling us to maintain a leadership role in higher education. Make a difference by supporting our goals to seed new research, provide access through scholarships, lead community projects and enhance our infrastructure.

Donate now

Volunteering at Deakin

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding ways to give back to your community and demonstrate what you believe in. Doing voluntary work for Deakin, in any capacity, is another way you can contribute to the university's ongoing success.

We are grateful to our friends and alumni who share their time and talents to make our activities and programs possible.

Learn more about opportunities to get involved with Deakin

Contact us

Giving to Deakin
General enquiries
+61 3 9244 5150
Email Giving to Deakin

Deakin University is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient by the Australian Tax Office. Donations to Deakin of $2 or more are tax-deductible and an official receipt will be issued for tax purposes.