Donations to the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund

Friends of Churchill Island Society Inc. > Donations to the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund
Terms and Conditions
  1. Donations will be paid into the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund.
  2. The purpose of the Fund is to help the Society address its principal purpose which is: The promotion of the moveable cultural heritage of Churchill Island.
  3. The FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund is an endorsed DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) fund with the Australian Taxation Office (ABN: 78667051020).
  4. The Fund is listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations maintained under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
  5. A donation to the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund is a GIFT which is freely given with no strings attached.  This is a requirement of the Australian Taxation Rules concerning DGR Funds.
  6. Once the gift has been made, the Donor cannot ask for a refund and the Society cannot provide a refund.  This is a requirement of the Australian Taxation Rules concerning DGR Funds.
  7. A Donor may express a preference on how the donation is to be used but the Committee does not have to act on that preference.  If the Committee accepts a Donor’s preference as an obligation, the donation has conditions attached to it so it is no longer a Gift.
  8. A Donor can only claim a tax deduction if the donation is a Genuine Gift.
  9. The Friends of Churchill Island Society Inc. is a recognised Charity and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). You can view the Society’s details on the ACNC Register at the ACNC web site: https://www.acnc.gov.au/charity/62968137b2e7442faac82417e8a7b6bc
  10. Donations of $2 or more to the Fund are tax-deductible.
  11. A Tax Receipt will be issued for each donation of $2 or more.
  12. You can make a donation by paying Online, by sending us a Cheque/Money Order, or by Direct Deposit into the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund bank account.
  13. The Committee of the Friends of Churchill Island Society Inc. will manage the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund in accordance with the Society’s Rules.
  14. The rules concerning the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund can be found in Part 8 of the Society’s Constitution. You can access the Society’s Constitution here: FOCIS Constitution
  15. If you have any questions about donating to the FOCIS Churchill Island Heritage Fund, you can contact the Treasurer here: Contact the Treasurer


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