Medical research is transforming the future of human health at an incredible rate and our world-leading researchers are at the forefront of improving treatment outcomes for Australians. There are many different ways you can help.
Because of our supporters, we have made life-changing breakthroughs and lifesaving discoveries
- Discovered for the first time a link between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an often fatal lung condition, and the gut microbiome.
- Revealed that humans share important genetic mechanisms with a prehistoric sea sponge, a fundamental discovery in evolution that advances understanding of genetic diseases.
- Gained a new understanding as to the nature of proteins, as well as how they exist and operate in the human body.
- Determined that genetic testing can reveal previously hidden heart defects in nearly a quarter of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survivors who seem to have a normal heart.
- Demonstrated that the enzyme SphK2 is a key player in the regulation of insulin which could lead to a new treatment approach for diabetes.
- Established that tumour-resident T cells are a critical determinant in survival rates of patients suffering from throat cancer.
Frequently asked questions
How do I contact Centenary?
Our team is available from 9am to 5pm weekdays to help with your questions.
Phone: 1800 677 977
Locked Bag 6
Newtown NSW 2042
What is the Centenary Foundation?
The Centenary Institute Medical Research Foundation (ABN 85 778 244 012 -DGR 2) is the philanthropy arm of the Centenary Institute. Your donations to support research at the Centenary Institute are facilitated through the Foundation.
How can I donate to Centenary?
The easiest way to donate is online via our online giving form
Otherwise, you can donate by:
Cheque or money order
Please mail cheques or money orders to:
Locked Bag 6
Newtown NSW 2042
Direct deposit (EFT)
Please contact us on 1800 677 977 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Once you make your gift, email us with your name, the date of your donation and the amount and let us know where you would like to direct your gift, and then we will be able to send you a receipt.
Please call us on 1800 677 977 to facilitate a donation by credit card over the phone. Please note,we are unable to set up direct debits over the phone.
We welcome regular giving to support the Centenary Institute. By giving a regular (usually monthly) gift, your support will have a sustained impact, and it also allows us to get to know you as a donor. For more information, or to set up a regular gift, please contact our team on 1800 677 977 or email@example.com
I am a regular donor to Centenary, and my credit card details have changed – how can I update my credit card details?
You can telephone 1800 677 977 and we will update the credit card details on your behalf.
I have changed my address and contact details – how do I update them?
Please call our team on 1800 677 977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will update our records with your new details.
Can I give anonymously?
Yes you can. When you make your gift, you can request that information about the gift remain anonymous and we will update our records so that your name is not mentioned publicly. You can do this by emailing us at email@example.com or by ticking the box on the donation form on our website.
Will my donation be tax deductible?
Yes. Centenary Institute is a certified Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). Financial donations of $2 and over are tax deductible in Australia.
The purchase of event tickets is not regarded as a donation, and will therefore not be tax deductible under Australian tax law.
How do I get another copy of my receipt?
If you have lost your receipt you can contact our team on 1800 677 977 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy.
When will I receive my annual tax statement?
Annual statements are sent via email by the 3rd week of July each year for donors who give on a recurring basis (e.g. monthly). If we don’t have an up-to-date email address then your tax statement will be sent by post. If you make a one-off gift, you will receive a tax-deductible receipt at the time of your donation. If you would like to receive your receipt electronically, please contact our team on 1800 677 977 or email@example.com to update your details
Can I include a gift to Centenary in my will?
Yes. Bequests to Centenary play a vital part funding life saving research across cancer, cardiovascular disease and inflammation and supporting world-leading researchers who are at the forefront of improving treatment outcomes for Australians.
For more information please contact our team via 1800 677 977 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who do I contact if Centenary is named as a beneficiary in a will I am an executor for?
Please contact our team via 1800 677 977 or email@example.com to discuss next steps for the bequest.
I would like to receive news updates from Centenary – how do I subscribe to your mailing list?
You can sign up for our monthly newsletters by visiting our website and subscribing: https://www.centenary.org.au/news/
Alternatively, you can call our team on 1800 677 977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you.
What is your Donor Privacy Statement?
Please view our Privacy Statement here: https://www.centenary.org.au/privacy-statement/