The Foundation receives funding from grateful patients who make a donation at the time of receiving treatment, ASO members and corporate supporters.
Grateful Patient Donations
Grateful Patient Donations are contributions from non-member supporters and patients who have received pro bono orthodontic treatment through a professional courtesy arrangement, such as when an orthodontists treats the child of a referring dentist or friend. Such people are encouraged to express their gratitude by making a tax-deductable donation to the Foundation for the Future on behalf of their orthodontist.
Supporters and patients can donate to the Foundation by completing a donation form. This also includes ASOFRE bank details for those who would prefer to transfer funds.
ASO member donations - Foundation for the Future
ASO members can also contribute to the Foundation by joining the Foundation for the Future campaign. The purpose of this campaign is to expand the Foundation's capital base to ensure and maintain adequate funding for important orthodontic research and education.
ASO members can donate in two ways: by clicking on one of the links below (this will require you to log in with your ASO member details to make your payment), or by transferring an amount of your choice directly to the ASOFRE account (details below).
- I would like to donate $50 to the Foundation
- I would like to donate $250 to the Foundation
- I would like to donate $500 to the Foundation
- I would like to donate $1000 to the Foundation
- I would like to donate $2000 to the Foundation
ASOFRE account details:
Account name: Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research & Education
BSB: 034 241; Account No: 194 227
NB: For donations by bank deposit, please put your surname in the reference field and email the ASO Secretariat ([email protected]) with the details of your donation so that we can send you a tax-deductible receipt.
If we are to ensure the future health of our specialty, we need the enthusiastic commitment of everyone involved. It's our profession, and the future is in our hands. ASO members are therefore urged to support the Foundation for the Future, and there are multiple ways of showing your support.
|Donor||Any amount is very much appreciated|
While lump sum payments are encouraged, donations can be paid over a 3-year period (or 5 years for larger amounts). All donations are fully tax-deductible.
Corporate sponsorship packages
Companies are invited to become an appreciated member of the Foundation for the Future and there are multiple options available for companies to show support for the Foundation.
|Corporate Donor||Any amount considered appropriate|
If you would like to know more about making a donation to the Foundation please email the ASOFRE Secretary Annu Nangia: [email protected].