Man Using Laptop And Holding Mobile Phone With Donation App On Screen

Telco Together Foundation's Text Giving allows people to easily donate $5 to a registered charity by texting a keyword to a phone number. The donation is added to the person's next phone bill, so they don’t need to use their credit card. To join the Text Giving platform, an organisation must:

  • Be an Australian registered charity
  • Be listed on the ACNC website
  • Have fundraising licences in all Australian States and Territories
  • Agree to adhere to Text Giving code of conduct
  • Have a minimum annual turnover in excess of $1M
  • Agree to contibute to ongoing Text Giving program evaluation

All charities using the Text Giving platform are required to have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

The Text Giving program is coordinated in Australia by the Telco Together Foundation, with support from Telstra, Vodafone, Optus and program aggregator partner Ansible.

More information and application to join

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