The ARMS Overseas Aid Fund (item 9.1.1) is a public fund established by Australian Relief & Mercy Services Ltd that is used solely for the relief of people in countries that have been declared by the Minister for Foreign Affairs to be Developing Countries.
Donations of $2.00 or more that are made to this fund are tax deductible to Australian donors.
In order to operate this fund Australian Relief & Mercy Services Ltd has gone through a stringent application process and has been declared to be an approved organization by the Minister for Foreign Affairs. The fund was gazetted on August 15, 2012.
The fund is listed on the AusAID website as an approved fund.
Australian Mercy registers projects with the ARMS Overseas Aid Fund that fit criteria that will attract tax deductibility these projects are regularly monitored and assessed by the Australian Mercy Board through the Project Management Groups that are set up to run each individual project.
Not all of our international projects are registered with the ARMS Overseas Aid Fund, please check to see if the project you want to support attracts tax deductibility. A list of our tax deductible international projects can be found here.
3 ways to give
You can make a tax deductible donation to any of these in the following ways;
Check the Australian Mercy website for updates as to how the project you re supporting is progressing.
2 Wentworth St (PO Box 132)
Port Kembla, NSW, 2505, Australia
Ph: 02 4274 1090
Fax: 02 4274 9909
ABN 84 008 643 258
ACN 008 643 258
Thank you for taking the time to visit our site and I trust you will be encouraged that there are good things happening in the world.
Please contact us if there is any way we can serve you.