Common Donation Questions

How do I donate?

Donating is easy – simply click on the Donate button, select the amount you’d like to give, fill in your information and click donate. After your donation has been submitted, you will receive a donation confirmation email sent to the email address you provided.

Alternatively, if you prefer to direct deposit into our bank accounts, the details are:

Australia:
Name: Dalit Freedom Network Australia BSB: 033-178 Account: 435029
Note: please include your name and what the donation is for.

New Zealand:
Name: Dalit Freedom Network New Zealand
Westpac Bank Account: 03-1509-0085320-000
Note: please include your name and what the donation is for.

Can I donate monthly?

Yes! Sponsoring a child not only changes their life, but also their family’s. Click ‘Sponsor a Child’ or ‘Free a Child’, select a child in need and complete our form. You’ll be able to select giving $40 monthly or $480 annually.

How do I cancel a donation?

To cancel a donation or to stop sponsoring a child, for whatever reason, Aussies can send us an email at info@dfn.org.au or call us at 1-800-949-774.

New Zealanders please email: info@dfn.org.nz

We’ll be understanding and happy to help.

How do I update my information?

To make changes to your credit card information or to update your name or address, Aussies can contact us at 1-800-949-774 or info@dfn.org.au and New Zealanders can contact us at info@dfn.org.nz.

 

Where does my money go?

Dalit Freedom Network Australia & New Zealand is committed to use all funds donated to a specific project or campaign accordingly. In the event that a project need has been fully met, funds will be applied to the area of greatest need.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We currently accept the following forms of payment:

  • Credit card (Visa/MasterCard) online
  • Cheque
  • Direct Deposit

If you are mailing a cheque, please address your donation to:
Dalit Freedom Network Australia, P.O. Box 7, Nunawading, VIC 3131
Dalit Freedom Network New Zealand, 10a Clayton St, Newmarket, 1023

In which currency will my donation be processed?

New Zealanders will be charged in NZ dollars; Australians in AUD

 

Is Dalit Freedom Network Australia a charity?

Dalit Freedom Network Australia is a registered charitable organisation in good standing with Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Tax receipts for donations processed through this website are issued by Dalit Freedom Network Australia.

This is not currently the case for Dalit Freedom Network New Zealand – but we are working on it!

Is donating to Dalit Freedom Network Australia tax-deductible?

Donations to Dalit Freedom Network Australia are tax-deductible.

Receipts will be issued in June each year for the end of Financial Year.

This is not currently the case for Dalit Freedom Network New Zealand – but we are working on it!

Is the work in India independent of the government structures?

Our Indian partner works with the local government and and national government whenever possible.