The ECU Foundation wasestablished for the purposes of being the University’s philanthropic vehicle. It aims to aid and promote excellence ineducational and research activities by seeking, receiving and administeringprivate donations and sponsorships for the benefit of the University, includingWAAPA.
The ECU Foundation isgoverned by the ECU Foundation Board, a sub-committee of the ECU Council, whichis made up of a number of external individuals including the Chair of the WAAPABoard.
The ECU Foundation ensuresthe following for all donors to the University, including WAAPA:
ECU is endorsed by theAustralian Tax Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) organisation,meaning donations to the University are fully tax deductible as charitablecontributions. As WAAPA is a School withECU, this includes all donations to WAAPA.