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Gifts to Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board

The Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board attracts support for Rockhampton Art Gallery through cash donations, gifts of works of art and bequests to the Gallery.

The generosity of donors to the Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board has ensured that Rockhampton Art Gallery collection has grown into a national treasure, a cultural and educational resource for the benefit of present and future generations.

Your donation of $500 or more makes you eligible as a donor to the Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board.

Gifts of art works and cash donations towards the purchase of art works in your name, or in memory of a loved one, are honoured in wall labels and Gallery publications – a permanent acknowledgement of your contribution to developing this community treasure.

Tax incentives for cultural gifts:

The Federal Government's Cultural Gifts Program provides tax incentives to encourage gifts to public institutions such as the Rockhampton Art Gallery.
The market value of the gift is fully tax deductible

Donors can elect to spread the deduction over a period of up to five income year

How to make a donation

Either

Download and fill out the form with your cheque or credit card details to Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board. Rockhampton Art Gallery will post you a receipt for your records

Or

If you wish to donate an art work, contact Rockhampton Art Gallery to establish that it is willing to accept your gift for its collection. Gallery staff will explain and undertake the necessary steps for you to claim the value of your gift as a tax deduction.

Making a bequest

A bequest in your Will can provide a lasting contribution to the collection and activities of Rockhampton Art Gallery. Gifts bequeathed under a Will or made by executors of deceased estates are not tax deductible.

The following are suitable forms of wording for inclusion in a Will:

‘I bequeath free of all duties and charges the sum of $ (amend accordingly for assets or estate residue) to Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board for the general charitable purpose thereof and I declare that the receipt of the Rockhampton Art Gallery shall be sufficient discharge to my executors.’

Or

‘I bequeath free of all duties and charges my art work(s) (include description) to Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board for the general charitable purpose thereof and I declare that the receipt of the Rockhampton Art Gallery shall be sufficient discharge to my executors.’

For further information contact the Gallery Director on (07) 4936 8248


Date Published: 12/12/2012
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Rockhampton Art Gallery
62 Victoria Parade
PO Box 1860 Rockhampton Qld 4700
Phone: (07) 4936 8248
gallery@rrc.qld.gov.au
www.rrc.qld.gov.au