About the Society’s Fundraising Project

  1. Donations to the Society’s Fundraising Project will be paid into the Special Productions Fund.
  2. The purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to Australian productions of Wagner’s operas and encourage and assist singers and musicians who display interest in and ability to perform Wagner’s music.
  3. The Special Productions Fund is an endorsed DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) fund with the Australian Taxation Office (ABN: 62057122885).
  4. The Fund is listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations maintained under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
  5. The Richard Wagner 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/6973c684f0ed4386a1b15459fcf2e0d6
  6. Donations of $2 or more to the Fund are tax-deductible.
  7. A Tax Receipt will be issued for each donation of $2 or more.
  8. You can make a donation by paying Online, by sending us a Cheque/Money Order, or by Direct Deposit into the Special Productions Fund bank account.
  9. The Committee of The Richard Wagner Society Inc. will manage the Special Productions Fund in accordance with the Society’s Rules.
  10. The rules concerning the Special Productions Fund can be found in Part 8 of the Society’s Rules. You can access the Society’s Rules here: https://wagnermelb.org.au/the-rules/
  11. If donations to a particular fundraising project fall short of the goal, the Committee may decide to make up the difference from existing funds.
  12. Even though a donation is made to a particular fundraising project, the Committee may, at its discretion, use the funds for other purposes in accordance with the Rules.
  13. If you wish to remain anonymous, please let us know. Otherwise, your name and donation amount may be published in the Society’s Newsletter or on the Society’s web site.
  14. If you have any questions about donating to the Society, you can contact the Treasurer here: Contact the Treasurer
  15. There is no need to logon to the web site with your web site username and password to make a donation.
  16. You CAN pay for your donation using your Credit Card or Debit Card.
    • We can ONLY accept Credit Card and Debit Card payments online via this web site.
    • We CANNOT accept Credit Card and Debit Card payments by phone, by email, by post or in person.
    • You DON’T need to have a PayPal account to use your Credit Card or Debit Card.
    • If you DO have a PayPal account, you can use your PayPal account balance, your Bank account, your Credit Card or Debit Card as the source of funds for your payment.
  17. If you DO NOT wish to pay online, you can download and print a donation form and pay by Cheque or Money Order (AUD only) or you can pay by Direct Deposit into the Society’s bank account.
  18. If you need help with any of these payment options, please contact the Treasurer here: Contact the Treasurer