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Support Australia's boldest literary festival with a tax-deductible donation.

As a not-for-profit organisation, Melbourne Writers Festival relies on the generosity of our patrons to help us deliver ambitious, inclusive and incisive literary programming.

The loss of box office income following the cancellation of our live events this year will have a significant financial impact on MWF. Please consider donating to support our work. Your gift makes a real difference in these challenging times.

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Donations of all sizes have a powerful impact across three key areas:

Excellence – bringing together the most exciting authors from around the world to participate in challenging, provocative and timely conversations

Education – providing 15,000 students each year with their own tailored festival experience through MWF Schools, nurturing the next generation of readers and storytellers

Equity – ensuring people from all communities can participate in Melbourne Writers Festival, both as speakers and as audience members, through inclusive programming and access initiatives

Gifts of $1,000 and above are acknowledged publicly on our website and in print.

If you’re in a position to commit to a regular monthly or annual gift, your continued support will help us plan ahead for many more years of vibrant literary programming. Select ‘Regular Donation’ in the window below to create an automatic payment plan.

Melbourne Writers Festival thanks you for your support.


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Melbourne Writers Festival
Level 1, 176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

To discuss your donation, please email development@mwf.com.au

Melbourne Writers Festival is a not-for-profit organisation with registered charitable and Deductible Gift Recipient status. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible.