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ENTERPRISE DIRECT MAY 2012
AUSTRALIAN tax payers can reduce the
amount of tax they owe by giving a gift of
more than $2 to an approved charitable
There are many worthwhile local
community organisations doing
significant work and, understandably,
this can sometimes make it difficult for
businesses to decide on exactly which
ones to support.
Border Trust could be your corporate
solution for charitable giving.
Border Trust is a community foundation
for the Albury-Wodonga region,
encompassing the cities of Albury and
Wodonga and the Corowa, Tumbarumba,
Indigo, Towong, Alpine and Greater
The motto 'give locally - make a real
difference' encapsulates Border Trust's
primary purpose which is to raise
funds locally, manage them locally and
distribute them locally to ensure a
stronger community and create an even
stronger foundation for all our lives.
A community foundation has the ability
to focus on today and invest for tomorrow
and Border Trust's model is also one
which other regions are looking to adopt.
The advantage of a community foundation
such as Border Trust, also a member of
Philanthropy Australia, is that it has the
capacity to give to many different local
causes and initiatives. It is not limited
to a specific area of concern, nor is it
restricted by administrative costs.
In choosing to support Border Trust,
businesses and individuals can be
confident in the knowledge the foundation
will provide funds and organisational
support through its annual grants program
to a range of projects and groups and
be reassured that each grant will make
a difference to the lives of people in the
Organisations can donate in a number of
• Nominate Border Trust as the recipient
charity at your next fundraising event;
• Workplace giving - one-off or regular
donations over $2 to the trust are fully
• Community Co-Investment Fund allows
investors to donate their Hume Building
Society term deposit interest to Border
• Bequests, Named Funds or Memorial
• Become a Foundation Builder.
Foundation builders are the backbone
to any community foundation, providing
funds to support the running of the
organisation while it goes about its core
business of raising funds to return to the
Further information on tax deductible gifts
is available from the Australian Tax Office.
Locally make a real difference
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