Donation & Payment Options

We strive to make it easy to donate to effective charities. To that end, we offer a number of donation and donation payment methods.

Donations of A$2 or more made via thelifeyoucansave.org.au are tax-deductible in Australia. For information about tax-deductibility in other countries, please view our Tax Deductibility page.

CREDIT CARD

Credit Card donations to our recommended charities can be made here on our website.

The Life You Can Save does not take any percentage of your donation, though you may specifically make a donation to us to help us distribute our book to more people and keep our website running.

When donating by credit card, 1.2% + standard credit card fees are deducted by our third-party donation platform (Donorbox) and payment processor (Stripe).

For donations of $1,000 or more, we recommend donating by bank transfer to help keep admin costs to a minimum. Please see details below.

BANK TRANSFER & CHEQUES

To donate by bank transfer or cheque please fill out this form. After you submit the form, you will receive an email with a unique donation reference number and information about how to complete the donation.

100% of your donation will be granted to the charity or charities of your choice.

The Life You Can Save does not take any percentage of your donation, though you may specifically designate part of your donation to us to help us distribute our book to more people and keep our website running.

CRYPTOCURRENCIES

To donate in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), or Ether (ETH), please click here.

All cryptocurrency donations will be used to fund The Life You Can Save’s work. If you wish to designate cryptocurrency donations to a specific recommended charity, please contact Angela Kalayjian prior to making the donation.

STOCK DONATIONS

Donating shares is a great way to support effective charities.

ShareGift Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides shareholders with the opportunity to sell their shares and donate the proceeds to charity. 

Donating through ShareGift Australia means you don’t have to engage a stockbroker, there are no brokerage fees and if the proceeds of your share sale exceed $200, you can even nominate The Life You Can Save to benefit from ShareGift Australia’s funding. 
 
All you have to do is complete and sign the share sale donation form available here and remember to nominate The Life You Can Save. 

PLANNED GIVING / GIFTS IN WILLS

To learn more about including The Life You Can Save or our recommended charities in your will, please check out our Gifts in Wills page or contact Angela Kalayjian.

EMPLOYEE / PAYROLL GIVING

The Life You Can Save Australia is registered on many employee and payroll giving platforms such as Benevity, Catalyser and Good2Give. All donations made to The Life You Can Save Australia via these platforms will be divided and distributed to our recommended charities.

CORPORATE MATCHING

Many companies provide matching gifts for all or part of their employees’ donations.

To have your company match a gift made via The Life You Can Save Australia you can often simply provide the donation receipt to your employer. If you have any questions or if your employer requires more information from The Life You Can Save Australia, please contact us at info@thelifeyoucansave.org.