Establishing a Gumnut Account

Creating a Gumnut Account with Foundation SA is a simple way for you or your family to start your structured giving journey.

A Gumnut Account gives you the opportunity to:

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Start with an initial $2,000 investment with the intention to grow over time
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Commit to minimum contributions of $2,000 p.a
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Grow your Gumnut to $20,000 at which time it will mature into a sub-fund and you can start granting
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Seek tax-deductible donations from friends, family or even public fundraising
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Receive an immediate tax deduction upon donation
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Track all tax receipts and donations in one secure online portal
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Name your fund after a family member, employee, organisation or give it its own unique identity

When your Gumnut Account reaches $20,00 it will automatically become your own named sub-fund. You can make a minimum donation of $2,000 each year or make larger donations to speed up the process.

Like to learn more about establishing a Gumnut Account with Foundation SA?

Getting started

At Foundation SA, we’re with you every step of your giving journey. Your Gumnut Account can be established quickly and easily in just a few steps:

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    Complete and submit the Gumnut Account establishment form available here
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    Foundation SA will send you a direct debit form to complete and return
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    Set up direct debit payments (monthly, quarterly or annually)
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    Foundation SA will be in touch when the account reaches $20,000 and it is time to start granting. At this point, if needed, you’ll have access to Foundation SA’s knowledge of the emerging issues impacting South Australia and the charitable organisations working to address them
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    You can check your tax receipts and direct debit amounts at any time on the online portal
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    Foundation SA will be there to answer any queries along the way