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Help The Thathangathay Foundation

You can support The Thathangathay Foundation to deliver it's programs and be a part of improving the lives of the Thamarrurr people. Everyday we are making meaningful steps towards building a brighter future for this community and each donation will help support the young men and women to develop their leadership skills through education, cultural sharing and improved health.

There are many ways you can help us: Donate Online, Donate by Mail, Donate in kind, Sponsor a Participant (Kardu Program), Become a Partner. 

Your support is greatly appreciated.

Donate Online

Your individual donation can help in so many different ways. Choose from these options or nominate your own donation amount in increments of $2. Donations are tax deductible*. (These web pages under construction)

* The Thathangathay Foundation has DGR Status (Deductible Gift Recipient) with the Australian Tax Office.

Donate By Mail

You can also support the Thathangathay Foundation by cheque. 

Cheques should be made payable to: 'Thathangathay Foundation' and sent to the adress listed below.

The Thathangathay Foundation
PO Box 456
Bright, VIC 3741

*Please include your contact details so that we can return a receipt to you in the mail.

Donate In Kind

There are many items that we need to carry out our programs like operational things from fuel to tools, books and even tyres for the troop carrier.  There's also a range of activities and experiences which would help develop our young men.  If you have something you think we could benefit from please contact us to talk about an in-kind contribution.  Everything helps!

Sponsor a Participant

Kardu Program Sponsorship, $10,000 Tax Deductible

Kardu means person in Murrinhpatha, a language of the Thamarrurr Region. The Kardu sponsorship directly benefits one of the young men or women through supporting his or her training and education, cultural development activities and experiences, travel  (4 return flights per year, between Bright and Wadeye), insurance and protective clothing etc.

Sponsorship benefits include:

As a Kardu sponsor you will receive a Kardu Cultural Pack and access to special benefits from The Thathangathay Foundation.

Kardu Cultural Pack includes:

  • Cultural sharing opportunities:
    - Detailed description of language group, country, totems and dreaming
    - Photographs of family and home life
  • Quarterly progress reports
  • Opportunities to meet and get to know participant 

Thathangathay Foundation benefits:

  • Regular communication via quarterly email updates
  • Opportunities to be actively involved with participants
  • Opportunities to visit the Wadeye Community with the Foundation*
  • Invitations to special events hosted by the Foundation and its partners*
  • Special acknowledgement of support through our communication channels and weblinks
  • End of Year review on program outcomes and achievements
  • Tax deductibility**

Notes: *Events and activities incur additional cost.
** The Thathangathay Foundation has DGR Status (Deductible Gift Recipient) with the Australian Tax Office.

If you would like to join us as a Kardu sponsor or find out more about the opportunity please email Justin or call him on AUST 0458 235 482.

Become a Partner

Relationships are key to our success and we welcome individuals, companies and organisations with a community drive to work with us to develop these future leaders of our indigenous community in the Thamarrurr region. It is a unique social investment opportunity with incredibly rewarding outcomes. Please contact Justin Crawley to discuss the opportunities of partnering with The Thathangathay Foundation.