Good News for Charity Mail
|FIA has worked collaboratively with Australia Post over many years, advocating for the needs of the charitable fundraising sector and have been successful in helping to achieve temporary rebates for qualified Charity Mail campaigns to support fundraising organisations. The rebates were provided to assist charities with their fundraising, lowering costs and encouraging them to undertake additional mailing activity to help supplement income from fundraising activities which have been impacted by COVID-19.|
|Recognising the financial challenges charities are still facing, Australia Post will provide a postage rebate of 10% on any incremental Charity Mail activity undertaken from 1 April to 30 June 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. The 10% rebate applies to the incremental Charity Mail volume achieved from 1 April to 30 June 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, adjusted for:|
any Charity Mail volume shortfall that occurs in the following quarter ie, 1 July to 30 September 2022 compared to 2021 and
any applicable credit claims in those periods.
The rebate is only available where Charity Mail volumes have been lodged on the charity’s own charge account both last year and this year.
Charities wanting to be considered for this initiative need to apply by 31 May 2022 by sending an application to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes:
– Charity name and charge account number
– Charity Mail volume from 1 April to 30 June 2022 and from 1 July to 30 September 2022
– Mail house that prepared the 2021 mailings and will be preparing 2022 mailings
On behalf of the entire sector, FIA appreciates the ongoing support of Australia Post.