All donations of $2 or more to Tearfund Australia (ABN 85 085 413 832) are tax deductible. Tearfund Australia is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) and as a Public Benevolent Institution with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office.
Tearfund Australia is a registered charity with the ACNC, the independent national regulator of charities. See acnc.gov.au
Tearfund Australia is fully accredited with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and receives funding through DFAT’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program. This program recognises the unique strengths that non-government organisations (NGOs) like Tearfund Australia bring to development activities and both complements and strengthens Australia’s overall aid efforts. NGOs have particular expertise, networks and reach to support the poorest and most vulnerable in communities. Australian NGOs funded through DFAT undergo a rigorous accreditation process which provides DFAT, and the Australian public, with confidence that Tearfund is delivering cost effective, practical and direct poverty reduction programs. See dfat.gov.au
Tearfund Australia is a member of ACFID, the peak Council for Australian not-for-profit aid and development organisations working to attain a world where gross inequality and extreme poverty are eradicated. Tearfund Australia is committed to full adherence to the ACFID Code of Conduct, demonstrating high standards of integrity and accountability. See: acfid.asn.au/code-of-conduct.
Tearfund Australia is a member of Integral, an alliance of Christian relief and development agencies responding to emergency situations around the world. Our membership with Integral provides us with opportunities to learn and respond quickly when disasters happen. See integralalliance.org
Tearfund Australia has shown our formal commitment to learning and improving application of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS), by conducting a Self-Assessment in line with the CHS Alliance Verification Scheme. The CHS Self-Assessment is an important learning tool to help Tearfund Australia understand our strengths and weaknesses in our development and humanitarian response, against a well-recognised global standard, with the aim of making aid work better for people affected by crisis.
Tearfund is proud to be the first Australian NGO to receive a CHS Self-Assessment stamp of verification.
A single, trustworthy way to make an impact. Tearfund is proud to be a founding member of the Emergency Action Alliance. The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) is a simple and effective way for Australian donors to help in an international humanitarian emergency.
The EAA is made up of 15 Australian-based member charities who are experts in humanitarian aid and specialise in different areas of disaster response. By combining the expertise of the 15 members, the EAA can focus the desire of Australian donors to help into a targeted response to an international emergency.
Find out more about the Emergency Action Alliance.
Tearfund Australia is an accredited foundation partner of the CMA Standards Council, meeting the CMA Standards Council's Principles and Standards of Responsible Stewardship. See: http://www.cmasc.net.au
Tearfund Australia is a signatory to Charter4Change – an initiative, led by both National and International NGOs, to practically implement changes to the way the Humanitarian System operates to enable a more locally-led response in the provision of humanitarian aid. See: https://charter4change.org
Renew Our World is a global movement of Christians praying, living and campaigning to make the world fair and sustainable, bringing God's kingdom closer, so that everyone, everywhere can enjoy fullness of life. Tearfund Australia leads Renew Our World in Australia.
Tearfund Australia is a founding member of the Micah Global (formally Micah Network), a global Christian community of organisations and individuals committed to integral mission. See micahnetwork.org
Micah Australia (formally Micah Challenge Australia) is a coalition of churches and Christian organisations working to gather, inspire and empower Australian Christians as advocates, to share God’s heart for justice and raise a powerful voice with and for people in poor communities around the world. Tearfund Australia was a founding member of Micah Challenge Australia and continues to be a driving force behind Micah Australia. See: http://www.micahaustralia.org
Tearfund Australia is a driving force behind the Campaign for Australian Aid, a movement of people, organisations, communities and businesses who believe that Australia can and should do more to help build a better, fairer future for all. See australianaid.org
Missions Interlink is the Australian network for global mission. Missions Interlink operates across Australia providing training and networking opportunities, sharing information and resources, facilitating collaboration and high standards of practice, and advocating on behalf of it's Members and Associates. See missionsinterlink.org.au