Donations

MOTAT is a charity organisation. There are many ways you or your business can support MOTAT to help us to share our collections and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

Thank you for choosing to support MOTAT.

The support and generosity of individual donors, families, businesses, and corporate organisations continue to positively impact the activities of MOTAT. In a rapidly changing world, further support helps the Museum innovate and evolve, providing future generations with the knowledge and context they need to succeed.

MOTAT is partly funded by Auckland Council – this means we rely on community support to keep doing what we do.

Your gift to MOTAT will inspire the curious minds and thought leaders of tomorrow by helping our innovative education programs and events, and world-renowned exhibitions reach even more audiences.

You can read all about our current funding projects here.

WAYS TO DONATE

DONATE ONLINE

We've made it easy for you to donate to MOTAT and help us do more. Make your donation via Give a Little using our secure online payment facility:

DONATE NOW

If you prefer not to donate online using your debit or
credit card there are several other ways to donate money to MOTAT.

DONATE BY BANK TRANSFER

You can transfer your donation to MOTAT via our bank account.

Bank: Westpac

Branch: Britomart

Account: 03-1509-0256329-000

Reference: (Please use your
surname/last name or Company Name)

Code: (reason for donation)

Please ensure you also email us at fundraising@motat.org.nz to provide us with your contact details to ensure we can send you your receipt to you.

DONATION VIA THE PHONE

To donate by credit card over the phone, or for any enquiries about donating, please call (09) 815 5800 between 10am and 4pm. We can process one-off donations.

CASH - Currently this option is unavailable in Level 3

The easiest way to make a cash donation is to drop into the MOTAT Shop.

MOTAT 1 – 805 Great North Road Western Springs.


TAX INFORMATION


MOTAT is a non-profit registered charitable trust and donor organisation, Charity number CC30945. Donations over $5 are eligible for tax credits. Any individual who makes a gift of $5 or more to a charitable organisation can claim 1/3 of their taxable income or 1/3 of the total
donations made in that tax year, whichever is the lesser amount.

Companies are also entitled to deduct from their net income any donations made to a charitable organisation as an expense. The total amount that can be deducted is limited only by the amount of the company's net income.

Your regular gift will help us plan for the future with confidence and thus ensure ongoing restoration and conservation of our collections. For further details please phone Kathryn Michie on 09 845 3709 or email kathryn.michie@motat.org.nz.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

MOTAT is supported by the Auckland Council. Why does it need my help?

Because many of the projects MOTAT wishes to undertake require additional funding to that provided by the Auckland Council grant. 

What are the tax benefits of making a gift?

Gifts of money by New Zealand resident taxpayers to a registered charity may qualify for a 33.1/3% rebate on any gift (up to a limit of total net income for all gifts in a given tax year). For example, if a donor makes a gift of $900 it costs the donor only $600, once the $300 rebate is taken into consideration. Receipts that may be used for tax purposes will be issued for all donations. 

Is MOTAT a registered charity?

Yes MOTAT is a registered charity. Its registration number is CC30945. 

How do I specify where I want my gift to go?

A donor may specify the gift designation by writing a ticking the appropriate box on the online DONATE form or by writing a letter stating the intent of the gift. If the purpose specified is in the view of MOTAT not practicable MOTAT will contact the donor to discuss options. 

May I spread payment of the gift over a number of years?

Yes, payments may be spread over a number of years. It is best to contact MOTAT to discuss the various options.