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Your gift to ANU can support higher education opportunities for talented students regardless of their background, cutting-edge research, and the attraction of the finest minds in the world. Find out which causes you can support to make a difference.

There are many causes that need your support. If you can't decide, please make a general donation.

College of Business and Economics Endowment »

The College of Business and Economics Endowment was established in 1998 to support senior academic positions in actuarial studies, electronic commerce and other priority areas of research and teaching at ANU. This Endowment continues to build and we would welcome further donations to support the...

CRAHW Dementia Research Endowment »

There is an urgent need for more dementia research. Every 6 minutes someone is diagnosed with dementia in Australia and they may be someone who you know and care about. Dementia is the third leading cause of death in Australia and there is no cure or effective treatment. However, research has shown...

CRAHW Research Endowment »

The Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing (CRAHW) aims to optimise the well-being of individuals and communities through the life course by conducting innovative and translational research and contributing to public policy.  We work in methodological and theoretical traditions drawn...

CRASys Scholarship & Research Endowment »

The CRASys Endowment was established in 1999 to support postgraduate research scholarships for students in the areas of Control Systems, Signal Processing and Telecommunications. This Endowment continues to build and we would welcome further donations to support the fields of engineering and...

Criminology Endowment »

The purpose of this endowment is to support and promote research at the Australian National University in applied criminology.

Development Policy Centre Endowment »

The Development Policy Centre (Devpolicy) is a think tank providing a unique Australian and regional meeting place for researchers and those in the government and non-government sectors working in aid and development policy. From the start the Development Policy Centre has had three focus areas:...

Diabetes Research Endowment »

Diabetes represents a significant and growing world-wide health issue with the annual international market for diabetes therapeutics nearing $30 billion. Beta Therapeutics Pty Ltd, an ANU spin-off company, was founded to drive the commercial development of a diabetes treatment based on ANU research...

Difficult Birds Research Group Endowment »

The purpose of the Endowment is to support conservation research conducted by the Difficult Birds Research Group (DBRG) into endangered and future-endangered Australian birds, with specific focus on rare and highly mobile species that are difficult to study. The research will focus on: (i) the...

Ditchley Conferences »

The Ditchley Foundation is a British organisation which promotes international relations. The Foundation hosts through annual conferences on matters of international interest to an audience drawn from senior levels of politics, media, business and academia from around the world. ANU nominates...

Duffield Chair In Astronomy »

This Endowment was established in 1999 in honour of the first Director of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA), Professor W. Geoffrey Duffield. The Endowment supports the Chair in Astronomy at the RSAA and we would welcome further donations to support the field of astronomy and...

Earth Sciences Future Fund  »

The Research School of Earth Sciences is internationally renowned for excellence in research and education. The Earth Sciences Future Fund Endowment will create opportunities for the next generation of scientists. We aim to build on our stellar international reputation and bring together some of...

Earth Sciences Future Fund - Field Education »

An essential part of the education program in Earth Sciences is field work. Students acquire core skills in geological field observation, mapping, geophysical, geochemical, mathematical and petrological skills. They also learn the fundamentals of problem solving, team work and report writing. It is...

Earth Sciences Future Fund - Geological Collections »

This fund assists with maintaining our geological collections. Our precious rocks, minerals, meteorites and fossils are valuable teaching and research tools. Your support ensures that students and researchers have access to these collections.  

Earth Sciences Future Fund - Research Fellowships »

Research is central to everything that ANU Earth Sciences does, shaping our educational experience and addressing the fundamental questions about the nature of the Earth and its environment. This research fellowship will support young scientists build a career with real impact. Without a...

East Asia Forum Endowment »

East Asia Forum was founded in mid-2008 with the aim of creating a global intellectual commons that would make a genuine difference to the effectiveness and quality of policy making in Asia and the Pacific. We continue to work hard to fulfil this mission. The success of East Asia Forum is...

Economic History Fellowship »

This Endowment was established in 2000 to support visiting fellows and their research programs in the Research School of Economics. This Endowment continues to build and we would welcome further donations.

F H Gruen Chair in Economics »

This Chair was established in honour of the late economist, Professor Fred Gruen. The Chair supports research positions within the Economics program in the Research School of Social Sciences, with a special focus on economic policy and the economic aspects of social policy that were of particular...

Friends of Drill Hall Gallery Endowment »

The purpose of the Endowment is to support projects at the Drill Hall Gallery including special exhibitions and the development thereof, acquisitions, to facilitate further understanding of the ANU art collection and support emerging artist projects.

Friends of the ANU Classics Museum »

This Endowment supports the Friends of the ANU Classics Museum in promoting the aims of the Museum, and encouraging interest in the ancient Mediterranean world in the wider community. The endowment will provide funds for the purchase of items for the collection, support lectures in the cultures of...

Gage and Dulhunty Endowment »

The Gage and Dulhunty Endowment was established in 2007 to support muscle research and membrane biophysics areas of the John Curtin School of Medical Research. This support can include scholarships and Prizes for students, the purchase of capital equipment, academic positions, conference support in...

Gambling Research Endowment »

This Endowment was established in 2002 to support academic research and to provide information and advice on the social and economic effects of gambling. The Endowment also supports the development of prevention strategies and treatment for problem gambling. This Endowment continues to build and we...

General donation »

General gifts to ANU are used to support areas of need across campus.

Grimshaw Endowment »

The Peter Grimshaw Endowment was established in 1978. It is to be used as opportunity arises, to acquire significant works of art to enhance the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies accommodation.

Hans Mol Endowment »

This Endowment was established in 2001 by Professor Hans Mol, author and former fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences. The Endowment supports and encourages research and publications to advance theories, concerns and issues in the study of religion and identity. This Endowment continues...

Hilda John Endowment »

The Hilda John Endowment was established in 2005 to support scholarships and research in the areas of land and water or the environment generally, with particular attention to problems relating to salinity. We would welcome further donations to support this research at ANU.

Humanitarian Program Fund »

The worst outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in 7 years is still taking its toll in the West African nations. Australian medical epidemiologist Dr Kamalini Lokuge has been working with the families of those infected. Kamalini says 'We are very lucky here in Australia, every time I return back from...

Indigenous Australian Languages Endowment »

Australian Indigenous languages are a rapidly disappearing part of Australia's heritage, and rarely taught in Australian universities. We have established an endowment, aiming for $1million to support a half-time lectureship.

Jennifer Cushman Memorial Endowment »

The Jennifer Cushman Endowment was established in 1999 after the untimely death of Dr Cushman, a former scholar at the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Dr Cushman completed her PhD at Cornell University and continued to used her links with this university to build an academic...

Joan Thorp Endowment »

The purpose of this Endowment is to support an international leading exponent of German Lieder (visiting artist) to attend School of Music biannually.

John Caldwell Chair »

Emeritus Professor John Charles Caldwell AO, better known as Jack to his colleagues, was Head of the Department of Demography at The Australian National University for 20 years before taking on the Associate Directorship at Centre at the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health...

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