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Why GiveNow?

Why should the people doing the hardest and most important work to build stronger communities put up with second-rate and overpriced tools? We believe every Australian community organisation should be able to access the most user-friendly, technologically advanced, secure and lowest-cost donations and payments ecosystem available.

About Us 1Australia's first donations platform

We started in 2000 as The Australian Giving Centre on the Our Community website. Since then, we've built and rebuilt, never ceasing in our aim to provide Australian not-for-profits with access to the most innovative donations technology of the time.

About Us 2We understand community

GiveNow is an initiative of Australia's leading social enterprise, Our Community, a centre for excellence for the nation's 600,000 not-for-profits & schools. We know that all resources are hard won and meeting mission is tough.

About Us 3The only payments facility for Australia's community organisations

We're the only Australian registered payment facilitator dedicated exclusively to not-for-profits. This allows us to deliver the best payment platform at a fraction of the cost you'd pay elsewhere.


Don't just take it from us. Hear from organisations using GiveNow.

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation

Thanh Nguyen, Communications and Fundraising Manager at Blue Dragon Children's Foundation.

It's so easy to set up causes and navigate in GiveNow, anyone in our team can just log in and use it straight away. And as GiveNow issues tax receipt for donors on Blue Dragon's behalf, it definitely helps us save time. It seems they are always looking to improve their services and it has been great working with them.

River's Gift

Karl Waddell, General Manager at River's Gift.

GiveNow has provided us and all of River's Gift's passionate supporters with a wonderful platform to fundraise in pursuit of our mission of Stamping Out SIDS! Being so affordable, user friendly and informative, we're delighted to be using GiveNow! The team have always been extremely customer focused and have endeavoured to look out for River's Gift's best interests, as the platform has continued to evolve and develop to the point that it is today.

Community Radio Federation Ltd

Loretta O'Brien, Office & Finance Coordinator at Community Radio Federation Ltd.

The new GiveNow CrowdRaiser platform is just perfect for us and our volunteer programmers and supporters, especially coming in to our annual fundraising appeal. It will cut down on administration and really give our volunteers ownership of the fundraising process. The interface is beautifully designed and it is easy for our vollies to set up themselves. It is so important that community organisations like ours can manage our donations ourselves via these platforms, and with low fees! Well done and thanks from us at 3CR!

About Our Community

GiveNow is integral to the work of Our Community in upskilling and providing easy-to-use tech tools for not-for-profit organisations.

Founded in 2000, Our Community is a pioneering social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia's 600,000 not-for-profit groups and schools.

The organisation provides easy-to-digest information, practical tools, training and connections for not-for-profit groups across the country, both face to face and through our websites. In addition to GiveNow, Our Community sites include:


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