Consider a donation to ASCCA
We gratefully welcome donations from $5 upwards. (Sadly, lower amounts can attract expenses that add up to more than the donated amount.). ASCCA has Deductible Gift Recipient Status, and therefore donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.
You could make a donation in any of three ways:
Mail a cheque
Payable to ASCCA
Mail it to:
PO Box 155
Glen Iris VIC 3146
Make a direct payment
BSB: 032 086
A/C No.: 154575
Identify your donation with your name and the word Donation
Donate online by PayPal
Donations can be made using your own PayPal account or a credit card.
If you wish to receive a receipt for tax purposes, call us on 0434 857 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Donate to ASCCA?
Senior citizens throughout the world have become isolated in this Technological Age without a computer or tablet and access to the internet. They need to be taught how to use the internet and how to communicate by email and social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to stay in touch with their friends and particularly their grandchildren. They need to know about internet banking before cheque books and passbooks disappear. They need to be able to shop, buy airline tickets, book hotels etc. online. They need to learn how to use their choice of the many technology based products which have become an important part of our society.
Mastering simple computer skills greatly enhances self esteem and general well being and promotes positive ageing. This is particularly important with the aging population.
The Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association (ASCCA) was founded by our President, Nan Bosler AM in 1998 and the organisation has grown to be the National Peak Body for Seniors and Technology. There are member clubs and organisations in every state of Australia with a membership of some 43,000 Seniors. It is estimated that over 250,000 Seniors have been taught computer skills through our “Computer Pals for Seniors” clubs. ASCCA and our Clubs are run by volunteers who are all Seniors.
ASCCA is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and a Public Benevolent Institution and registered with the Charities and Not for Profit Commission and has Deductible Gift Recipient Status. ASCCA does not receive core funding from Governments.
We aim to bridge the gap to enable seniors to live in a technological world. Apart from basic computer skills, we teach them how to research their ancestry, digital photography, make cards and many other special computer based skills.
ASCCA runs a two day conference each year attended by international speakers and delegates and members from all over Australia. We offer training courses for our Club trainers around Australia via online video conferencing on both Zoom and MS Teams. We also run special events during Seniors week.
The NSW Seniors Card App was launched in 2014 at our premises by the Minister for Aging and Disability, the Hon John Ajaka.
In the past we have had direct financial support from the private sector, however, since the time of the Global Financial Crisis, this has become very limited. Some organisations provide valuable help in other ways, but not funding to keep ASCCA growing and to provide for day-to-day expenses.
The ACNC Charity Tick
Helping to enhance public trust and confidence in registered charities.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has developed the Tick of Charity Registration (the Registered Charity Tick) for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the ACNC.
The Registered Charity Tick aims to give reassurance to the public that registered charities are transparent and accountable by highlighting their presence on the ACNC Charity Register.
Registered charities are not required to use the Registered Charity Tick, but those that do must accept some terms and conditions of use.
The ACNC officially launched the Registered Charity Tick to the public on 14 December 2016. They intend to support the launch with a range of advertising and marketing activities to make sure the public is aware of the Tick.
ASCCA is delighted by the opportunity to display such a supportive logo.