Photo: Tas Van Ommen / Australian Antarctic Division


Why Donate?

Your donation is an investment in the future of our planet – The Antarctic Science Foundation enables private funding to help researchers understand how changes in southern polar regions will affect the planet and humankind.

We are the only charity supporting projects across the full spectrum of Antarctic, subantarctic and Southern Ocean research. Our funds will contribute to climate science, wildlife and biodiversity conservation and frontier polar research and technology initiatives. 

We work with the best scientists in the world - through our close relationship with the Australian Antarctic Science Program and international colleagues from 28 nations.

You get better bang for your buck through our partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division, their significant investment in modernisation and world leading operations support optimises our science outcomes. 82% of your donation will contribute to projects.

Your donation is tax deductible.  The Antarctic Science Foundation has Deductible Gift Recipient status as a Registered Environmental Organisation and Charity.