You can make a difference and provide vital funds for lifesaving research by making a gift to the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research through your weekly, fortnightly or monthly pay.
Workplace giving lets you make a donation directly from your pre-tax pay, allowing for an immediate tax deduction without the fuss of claiming at tax time. It is as easy as pledging a nominated amount from your pay each pay cycle and you can opt out at any time. The ATO have developed a useful and simple tax table that can help you calculate your tax savings here.
The best part is, you will be making a significant gift to support research into cancer, diabetes and heart disease. This means that your donation is literally an investment into the health of your loved ones and future generations.
Not sure where to start? Ask your payroll team if they have a workplace giving scheme set up and if they can organise a pre-tax gift for you. For more information on workplace giving and how you can become involved, please contact Lauren on (08) 6151 0720.
Information for employers looking to set up a workplace giving scheme can be found on the following websites:
- ATO Workplace giving, the Australian Government guide to workplace giving
- Good2Give, a simple platform that will allow you manage your workplace giving
- Australian Business Register, ABN Lookup for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
If you make a donation to the Perkins or raise money through a fundraising event, there may be an opportunity for you to double your impact through your employer’s gift matching scheme. Westpac, BHP Billiton and Johnson & Johnson are some of the many employers with a scheme dedicated to matching the gifts of their hardworking employers. However, all employers can match your gift and there does not have to be a scheme in place.
You will need to ask your employer if they will match your gift and our best advice is to also tell your employer why you were motivated to donate and why medical research is a cause that means so much to you. Remember, any donation over $2 is tax deductible.
For more information on gift matching, please contact Lauren on (08) 6151 0720.
Make a statement about the values of your business by supporting innovative research happening at the Perkins. The support of the West Australian business community is crucial to what we do and companies of all sizes have the ability to make a difference to the health of the community we share.
You could form a corporate team to participate in one of our major events the MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer or Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer. Both events offer a unique experience that allows corporate teams to get creative, passionate and importantly, to work together in the fight against cancer.
To talk with a member of our fundraising team about how your business, trust, private ancillary fund or foundation can get involved, please contact Heiko on (08) 6151 0728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.