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Giving to charities, nonprofits, and social enterprises within the Science field allows them to continue their vital work in discovering and advancing scientific breakthroughs.

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Science is the study of the natural world and how it works. It is important to support science charities, nonprofits and social enterprises because they help to fund research and education in this field. This increases our understanding of the world and helps to find solutions to problems. It also helps to improve our quality of life.


Biology is the scientific study of life. It is subdivided into separate branches, though all subdivisions are interrelated by basic principles. Give to organizations working in the field of biology to ensure that important research, discoveries and advancements are made in relation to living things and their vital processes.

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Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. It greatly assists in the quality and quantity of food production and in the preparation of foods that improve general human health.

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Botany is the study of plant life, including uses and characteristics that influence the fields of science, medicine and cosmetics.

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Ecology is the study of relationships between living organisms and their physical environment. This knowledge is important for food production, maintaining a clean environment and sustaining biodiversity.

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Genetic research

Genetic research is concerned with the study of genes in traits such as the development of disease. It is important in learning more about promoting health and preventing disease.

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Human physiology

Human physiology is the science of how the human body functions in health and disease. It assists in leading positive change in human health.

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Molecular biology

Molecular biology studies how molecules interact with one another in living organisms.

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Palaeontology is the discovery and examination of fossil animals and plants in order to contribute to the study of the history of life on Earth.

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Zoology studies the animal kingdom, including the classification, the properties and the vital phenomena of animals.

Give to engineering advancements

Engineering is the application of science and mathematics to solve problems and improve outcomes. By giving to engineering related recipients on Giveabl, you can help directly fund projects that assist in developing and enhancing communities, their facilities and their economic development. Some of the fields that are supported within the engeineering space include:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
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Fund forensic science programs

Forensic science applies scientific methods and techniques to matters under investigation by a court of law. Forensic scientists examine and interpret evidence from crime scenes and provide scientific evidence for use in law courts. Supporting forensic science recipients can mean providing funds for families to access specialized knowledge or skills to help them with criminal cases that they may be involved with or be a victim of.

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Assist with physical and earth sciences

Physical and Earth sciences examine the Earth's natural systems and processes, including interactions of the Earth, ocean and atmosphere. This knowledge is vital to people as it is highly relevant to the welfare of humanity. Some of the disciplines of physical and Earth sciences include:

  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Marine science
  • Physics
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Promote technology

Technology is machinery and equipment that uses scientific knowledge for practical purposes. Technology is important because it offers various means of communication and tools to boost development and exchange information to solve problems. Some areas of technology include:

  • Assistive technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Robotics
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Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum
ABN 87882586320
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
We host an educational and leisure facility through both technology and space memorabilia at our Space & Technology Museum
Perth Observatory Volunteer Group
ABN 14565272536
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
We operated a public museum featuring the history of Astronomy in Western Australia. We operated an education programme for primary school students that is compliant with national curriculum requirements. We engaged in active heritage preservation of buildings and a collection that is of state, national and global significance, including astronomical images, documents and observing records as well as restoration of clocks, chronometers and other time keeping equipment used in the derivation of standard time from astronomical observations. We operated an astronomy programme at the Observatory and throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia for the benefit of the general populace.
The Royal Society Of Victoria
ABN 62145872663
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
In 2020 we delivered the Inspiring Victoria program, partnering with public libraries, community groups and other not for profits to bring sciencerelated content to thousands of people across Victoria, particularly during National Science Week; quite an achievement during a stage four lockdown. We provided presentations from Victorian scientists to online audiences and convened government and community forums to consider evidencebased policy making with input from scientists on biodiversity, agriculture and water during a changing climate. We auspiced several unincorporated groups aligned with our mission to provide insurance coverage for their activities and provide partnership in fundraising activities. We ran three separate award programs recognising achievements across the scientist's career cycle, and provided event management services to clients in convening their own sciencerelated award programs. We published two issues of our regional science journal, the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, online and open access with CSIRO publishing, featuring the work of Victorian scientists. Details are provided in our 2020 Annual Report.
Royal Society Of Sa
ABN 58648967690
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
Conduct scientific meetings, support graduate research and maintain an open library of scientific journals. Support educational programmes aimed at increasing public awareness of science.
Australian Age Of Dinosaurs
ABN 79130127392
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
We continue to provide an awareness of local natural history as members of the public are able to participate in the preparation of fossils. An education program is also available to schools.
Orange Planetarium
ABN 48308409295
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
Orange Planetarium Inc. has continued to lobby Orange City Council for the development of a Planetarium. We also also offer technical guidance towards construction requirements and planetarium infrastructure options for planning purposes. A development application for the construction of an integrated conservatorium and planetarium has been granted to Orange City Council. Detailed planning is expected in 2021.
Maitland Regional Museum
ABN 57595573328
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
Provided exhibitions, lectures, publications and educational programs on the history of Maitland and the district. Collaborated with other local historical groups to encourage the telling of the stories of Maitland and its people.
Deafblind West Australians
ABN 15620088950
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provided advocacy for the deaf blind Comminity with NDIA, currently ongoing. Advocacy includes providing essential services and technology needs. DBWA organises and supervise social activity in a safe environment. Currently providing deafblind community with Technology Workshops for assistive technology products. Educating general public with information of the Association and services through public expos.
Mars Society Australia
ABN 32609695701
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Marsobot program of building and testing smallplanetary cubesats and rovers and the instruments for them and testing these in near space environments on board highaltitude balloon flightsWorking with NASA researchers and Amity university in India to establish researchinto the Lonar impact crater Mars analogue siteWorking with Amity university to establish the Ladakh Mars analogue station throughcontribution of expertise in other stations in Canada and the US, and designing theplanned Australian stationWorking with Amity University in delivering astrobiology courses in IndiaHelping organise the annual Australian Space Research ConferenceConducting the month long Boomerang Mars simulation at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah Contributing to the CSIRO Mars analogue workshop in Adelaide
Psycho-genomics Research Institute
ABN 57048625736
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Undertake preliminary psychogenomic research
Pinarc Disability Support
ABN 42761925547
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provide direct support to people with disability through therapy services, education support, support coordination, financial plan management, adult day programs, recreation, advocacy, support groups,respite, community education and early childhood programs. All of our service delivery is guided by our vision of putting each individual at the centre of their decision making.

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Why should I donate to support science causes?

Science is constantly making progress in our understanding of the world and discovering new ways to improve our lives. This progress is only possible with the support of donations from people like you. When you donate to a science cause, you are helping to fund important research that can make a real difference in the world.

How does science help us in everyday life?

There are so many ways that science helps us in our daily lives. Science contributes to us living a longer and healthier life through advancements in cures for diseases, medical treatments and equipment, monitoring our health and providing education about healthy lifestyles and habits.

It also allows us to live our lives more comfortably than before. Lighting, heating and cooling, cooking facilities, running water, and so many other facilities in our homes that we may take for granted, are the product of scientific developments.

Giving to science-related recipients on Giveabl means that you can continue funding research and reports that result in changes that help our planet, communities, and individual lives.

How is science funded?

This will depend on where you live, but generally, science is mainly supported by businesses, governments and universities. Companies researching and developing products or services can pay for scientific input and contribution. Governments can provide grants that scientific labs and organizations can apply for. Universities are also significant contributors to funding for science, with some universities having science labs on campus for students and professionals.

Another source is nonprofit foundations that fund the research and development of cures for diseases or other medical conditions. This is where you can help by donating to one of these nonprofit recipients on Giveabl and allowing them to continue funding the research and breakthroughs they desperately need.

What are some ways donations are used to support science?

There are a number of ways that donations can be used to support science. One way is to provide funding for scientific research. This can help to advance our understanding of the world and find new solutions to problems. Additionally, donations can be used to fund public outreach and education initiatives. These programs can help to increase interest in science and STEM careers, which is vital for the future of our society. Finally, donations can also be used to support professional development opportunities for scientists, which helps to ensure that we have a strong and vibrant scientific community.

How else can I support charities and nonprofits that focus on science, aside from donations?

There are a few other ways you can support charities and nonprofits that focus on science. One way is to volunteer your time or skills to help with their work. You can also spread the word about their work to help raise awareness and create opportunities for others to get involved. Finally, you can advocate for policies that support scientific research and development.

Investing in Science is essential for economic development and social progress

Scientific developments and breakthroughs allow us to continue growing and evolving as a species. By giving to recipients on Giveabl in the Science discipline, you are helping to fund the advancement of our scientific knowledge, which helps provide cures, solve problems and strengthen our Earth.

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