You can help students who are blind or have low vision access training for specialised technology.
Young people who are blind or have low vision face significant barriers.
In learning to read and in successfully communicating with their teachers and peers, its important they gain access to assistive technology and are trained in its use. Developing their tech skills is vital to ensuring these young people can reach their full academic potential.
For our first crypto fundraising campaign, Vision Australia is seeking to raise funds to help provide our school aged clients with greater access to available technology. This, along with our training support is a key to their success in school and university.
Thank you for investing in the futures of children and young people who are blind or have low vision.
How Does My Donation Help?
Your donation will help students access training for specialised technology to help them throughout their daily life and their education.
A crypto donation equal to $10,000 can help provide 50 hours of specialist training for students.
Assistive technologies like navigational apps, braille displays, and specialist computer software can be a big help to students like Emmanuel, who is blind in one eye and has low vision in the other. Thanks to donations like yours, he received training to use navigational apps on his phone, allowing him to get to school independently.
How To Donate Crypto
Your donation can help students like Emmanuel to access assistive technology, helping them study alongside their sighted peers.
Donating cryptocurrency is safe, quick and easy. Using the donation form on this page, making a charitable gift is a quick three-step process:
- Select your preferred cryptocurrency and how much you want to donate to Vision Australia.
- Fill out your details. We’ll need your email so we can send you a tax receipt.
- Make your gift!
Crypto charitable donations are processed quickly and safely with The Giving Block and Gemini Trust Exchange.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is cryptocurrency?
Cryptocurrency is a type of virtual currency that uses cryptography to secure transactions that are digitally recorded on a distributed ledger, such as a blockchain.
Why do Vision Australia accept cryptocurrency?
Crypto Philanthropy is a new fundraising avenue for nonprofit organisations like Vision Australia.
With more than 300 million crypto users worldwide and the value of many cryptocurrencies rising, the crypto community is in a position to make a wide-reaching impact through philanthropy.
We are excited about what the future holds in the crypto and blockchain space, and believe that we’ve just scratched the surface of its true fundraising potential.
What is The Giving Block?
We use The Giving Block platform to accept cryptocurrency donations.
The Giving Block was founded in 2018 after seeing hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto being donated to the few not for profits that were equipped to accept those donations.
Their mission is to ensure that not for profits from all sectors are equipped to accept cryptocurrencies and are connected with those in the crypto community who wish to donate. They achieve this with their founders’ wealth of experience in cryptocurrency as well as not for profit fundraising and operations.
How will I get my tax receipt?
You’ll receive a tax receipt via email. This will arrive as soon as your donation has been confirmed on the blockchain so keep an eye out for it.
If you can’t see it, please first double check your spam or junk mail, and if needed contact us at email@example.com.
Is my cryptocurrency donation tax deductible?
Your cryptocurrency donation may be tax deductible! Vision Australia is a Deductible Gift Recipient and will provide you with a tax receipt via email.
The Australian Taxation Office considers cryptocurrency as an asset, so in some situations your donation will not be subject to capital gains and will be tax deductible.
We recommend speaking to a tax specialist about your specific situation and the tax deductibility benefits that apply to you – based on where you live and pay tax.
I need assistance with my donation. How can I get in touch?
Our team is here to help, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1800 422 077 and ask to speak to our Fundraising team.
Which cryptocurrencies do you accept?
We currently accept more than 80 cryptocurrencies, including:
|USD Coin (USD)
|PAX Gold (PAXG)
|Shiba Inu (SHIB)
|Render Token (RNDR)
|Dogelon Mars (ELON)
|Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
|Ethereum Name Service (ENS)
|The Sandbox (SAND)
|Axie Infinity Shards (AXS)
|Mask Network (MASK)
|Somnium Space (CUBE)
|Gemini Dollar (GUSD)
|The Graph (GRT)
|Basic Attention Token (BAT)
|Curve Dao Token (CRV)
|Enjin Coin (ENJ)