Support Q Co-Lab

We need your help strengthening the LGBTQIA+ community using technology to create positive social change.

Help us build Snowglobe, an LGBTQIA+ chat bot. Donate now!

All donations go towards creating next-generation resources for Australia’s LGBTQIA+ youth.

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Q Co-Lab is a registered charity.

Where does your money go?

The generosity of our community empowers Q Co-Lab. Here are just a few of the things we need your help to achieve this year:

  • Run collaborative co-design workshops to reach out to LGBTQIA+ young Australians.
  • Collaborate with LGBTQIA+ groups and partner organisations.
  • Create exciting new digital resources and health interventions.
  • Promote our achievements and spread awareness of our mission.
  • Continue to run and organise our charity.

Make a one-off or ongoing financial contribution.

You will receive a receipt for your contribution. Your donation is NOT tax-deductible – Q Co-Lab is not a deductible gift recipient.

If you want to donate using a bank transfer, cash, check or other methods, please contact us.

Share a fundraiser

You can share a fundraiser for Q Co-Lab on Facebook, Instagram, or wherever:

Just point people towards snowglobe.org.au/donate.

Q Co-Lab welcomes in-kind contributions including computer hardware, services, workspaces and volunteer time.

You can get in touch with [email protected] to talk to us about getting involved.

Need help?

Donation FAQ

How can I donate?

Q Co-Lab accepts donations via credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay on our donation website.

Alternatively, contact us to donate by:

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Bank transfer
  • Money order

We also accept in-kind donations, such as bandwidth, services, furniture, technology, workspaces, and volunteer time. Get in touch with [email protected] to talk to us about getting involved and how Q Co-Lab can recognise your contribution.

We currently cannot accept donations of cryptocurrency, airline miles, rewards points, hotel points or flight vouchers.

We do not currently accept PayPal.

What are the minimum and maximum donations?

There is a $5 minimum donation to deter malicious donations, as people who have stolen credit card information often donate to nonprofits as a way of testing whether the card works.

There is no maximum donation, but due to fees, please get in touch prior to making a large donation.

Will I be subscribed to an email list?

Donors will be subscribed to our email list automatically to receive infrequent updates on our project and the impact of your donation. You can unsubscribe at any time with one click. Your information is not sent to any third parties.

What is your refund policy?

We can refund donations made via debit or credit card within 30 days of them being made.

If you want your donation refunded, please email [email protected]. To process your refund we need to know the date of your donation, the amount you donated, and your full name. Please also tell us why you’re asking for a refund.

Your donation may take 5 or more business days to arrive. We process the refund immediately, the delay is with the banks and we can’t do anything about it.

If you request a refund within a business day of making the donation, it will be processed significantly faster as it has not been processed completely.

What is the ‘cover fundraising costs’ option?

We use the Raisely platform to take payments, which does not charge us fees for this service. You can elect to cover their fundraising costs as a thank you, we do not receive this money.

What is your privacy policy?

Our privacy policy is available at snowglobe.org.au/privacy.

How can I donate anonymously?

When donating by credit card, check ‘Keep my donation anonymous’ after selecting your amount.

What will my donation look like on my statement?

Donations via credit card will appear on your statement as ‘QCOLABLIMITED’ or ‘QCOLABLTD’.

Is my payment secure?

We only partner with reputable and secure vendors. You can read more about the security policies of Stripe and Raisely.

All connections are secured with HTTPS encryption, and all card numbers are encrypted with AES-256 encryption. Q Co-Lab and our partners cannot read your credit card information.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Q Co-Lab is not a deductible gift recipient at this time, and as such, donations to us are not eligible to be a tax deduction.

Do we accept matching donations?

Yes, email [email protected].

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