Dante Alighieri Culture and Education Fund
The Dante Alighieri Culture and Education Fund is endorsed by the Australian Tax office as a Deductible Gift Recipient under the Register of Cultural Organizations. The Register is established under Subdivision 30-F of Australia’s Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Organizations entered on the Register and endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient are eligible to receive tax deductible donations in accordance with Division 30 of the Act.The Register aims to strengthen private sector support for the arts and encourages Australians to contribute to the nation’s vibrant cultural life.
The Dante Alighieri Culture and Education Fund will help us achieve our objective to advance the interest, knowledge and appreciation of Italian language and culture among all South Australians.All tax deductible funds will be used to support our many exciting projects which will revitalize the love of Italian language and culture in South Australia. Donors may nominate a specific project with which they wish to be associated among one or more of the following:
GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES
- Travel grants to assist students of Italian undertake Italian language and culture courses in Italy.
- Scholarships for meritorious students wishing to study Italian at an Australian university by contributing to their tuition fees.
- Prizes for primary and secondary students of Italian for projects on Italian language and culture as determined by the Society.
CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS
- Support creative and performing artists in the creation of new or established pieces which enhance Italian language and culture in Australia.
- Support the publication of magazines/journals/newsletters which foster Italian language and culture.
STUDY AND RESEARCH
- Support research projects which advance the knowledge of Italian, Italian-Australian and Italian regional history, language, culture and society.
- Support teaching/projects which advance the knowledge of Italian, Italian-Australian and Italian regional history, language, culture and society.
BUILDING THE FUTURE
- Contribute to the building in South Australia of an Italian Arts and Cultural Centre which will provide a focal point for community activities showcasing Italian language and culture.