CDU Foundation

The University Foundation connects Charles Darwin University with the wider community.

Our aim is to support and assist the University and to invite those interested in doing the same to become Members.

With the support from our Members, the Foundation provides funds for scholarships, prizes, research fellowships and many other aspects that are put in place by Charles Darwin University for the benefit of students.

The Importance of Charles Darwin University Foundation and gift giving

Giving to CDU holds transformative potential. As a philanthropic gesture, the impact of your gift is guaranteed. Read more about the CDU Foundation and how you can donate.

Donate to the Charles Darwin University Foundation

Both individuals and organisations are invited to apply for membership with the Charles Darwin University Foundation.

Becoming a member


The Darwin Symphony Orchestra Fundraising Gala

The Darwin Symphony Orchestra’s Fundraising Gala marks the beginning of this year’s DSO season through a musical presentation of specially selected highlights from the year ahead.

CDU Foundation members can receive up to 4 tickets at a discount of 10%. To book tickets simply:

  • Go to the website:
  • Choose the concert
  • Enter code: foundation
  • Continue following instructions to finalise booking.

Event details
Event name: DSO Fundraising Gala
Date: Saturday, 1 April 2017
Time: 7.30pm
Location: CDU Theatre
This is a Black Tie event

Read more about the DSO Fundraising Gala here (PDF, 341KB).

Charles Darwin Day Black Tie Dinner – 12 February 2017

Charles Darwin Black Tie Dinner Program (PDF, 7.9 MB)

Member benefits

Charles Darwin University is the principal sponsor of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, Charles Darwin University Foundation Members are entitled to discounted DSO tickets. Find out more about the member benefit here.

CDU Foundation Constitution

Contact CDU Foundation


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