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Phany (right) and Sokly, project coordinator for Caritas Australia partner EBDO hold chicks at her home in Pursat District, Western Cambodia. Photo: Richard Wainwright / Caritas Australia.

Workplace Giving

Create lasting change for the world’s most vulnerable by making a regular pre-tax charitable donation.

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What is Workplace Giving?

Workplace Giving allows you to make regular donations to Caritas Australia through your pre-tax pay. This greatly reduces Caritas Australia’s administration costs so more money reaches the people who need it most.

Employees make an ongoing donation, which is deducted from their pre-tax salary each pay period. Companies can choose to match their staff’s giving to double the impact and inspire more staff to get involved. It saves both Caritas Australia, and your organisation, costly and time-consuming administration work, and means that even more in every dollar goes towards helping the people who need it most.

Small contributions can have a big impact. Stand with our global neighbours and help improve the lives of millions around the world. 

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Group counselling activity. Photo: Nguyen Minh Duc/Caritas Australia

Benefits for employees

With Workplace Giving, all your donations are made from your pre-tax salary. This reduces your salary for taxation purposes but doesn’t affect the amount you are giving to Caritas Australia.

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Thandolwayo (9) and her student friends collect water from the new water pipe next to Msuna Primary School after lessons. Phhoto: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia.

Benefits for employers

Demonstrate corporate social responsibility; show investors, stakeholders, employees and customers you care about a just world, drives positive culture and is a high impact, low cost community investment. 

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Phany with her husband Seiha and daughter Phally pose for a photograph at their home in Pursat District, Western Cambodia on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Photo: Richard Wainwright / Caritas Australia

Benefits for people in need

Your donations goes towards programs that help to create a brighter future for communities living in poverty.

Workplace Giving In Action

Your workplace giving can help change lives

$18

a month could buy water filters to provide families and students in Malawi with access to clean and safe water

$27

a month could cover learning materials for children with severe disabilities in Vietnam.

$51

a month could provide seeds for families in the Democratic Republic of Congo for sustainable farming activities.

$100

a month could train midwives and provide them with the equipment needed to assist women and babies in Bangladesh.

How to set up workplace giving

Step 1

Ask your Payroll office if your company has a Workplace Giving Form. If they do, nominate Caritas Australia
as your charity of choice and select your donation amount. Alternatively you can use this form.

Step 2

Return your completed form to your Payroll office/Workplace Giving Coordinator.

Step 3

Ask your workplace to contact Caritas Australia by contacting workplacegiving@caritas.org.au

Where the funds go infographic. Photo credit: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia.
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Where the funds go infographic. Photo credit: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia.

Your generosity can create lasting change

When you donate to Caritas Australia, you can be sure of our careful stewardship of your contribution. We pride ourselves on having one of the lowest administration rates in the sector.

83% of funds are spent on Local and International Programs, including vital education and advocacy programs in Australia.

4% of funds are spent on essential administration costs, including our talented people.

13% of funds are spent on Fundraising, so that we can maintain and expand the scope of our humanitarian partnerships, which reach over 3 million people each year.

Want to learn more about Workplace Giving?

Contact our Workplace Giving team to discuss your options that would best work for you.

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