Annual Giving Programme

Individual donations are vital to the Wheeler Centre’s growth.

By making a donation to the Wheeler Centre you are investing in the Australian literary community and the celebration of books, writing and ideas. Your contribution enables us to present smart, entertaining and accessible public talks on every topic and share the stories that matter to Australia and the world.

A donation of any size helps keep the conversation going however, please consider donating $500 or more to join the Wheeler Centre’s Annual Giving Programme and become a part of our unique story.

We invite you to give at the following levels:

$500+ Supporter
$1,000+ Enquiring Mind
$2,500+ Bright Spark
$5,000+ Conversation Starter
$10,000+ Big Thinker
$25,000+ Game Changer

Your donation will make an impact by enabling us to:

  • Present smart, entertaining and accessible public talks on every topic
  • Collaborate with local and international writers and thinkers who are changing the conversation

  • Support the Australian literary community and nourish our emerging talent 

  • Amplify underrepresented voices and stories to deepen understanding and challenge the world around us

  • Provide active learning experiences for the next generation and present young people on our stages

  • Ensure all Victorians are included in the conversation, no matter their circumstances

  • Share the stories that matter to Australia and the world.

Giving annually to the Wheeler Centre will enable you to:

  • Play a significant role in the growth of our events, programs and activities

  • Belong to an exclusive group of like-minded donors with a passion for books, writing and ideas

  • Receive advanced notice and complimentary tickets to highlight events throughout the year

  • Attend VIP pre- and post-event functions, with exclusive opportunities to meet well known authors and speakers

  • Be acknowledged in our Annual Report and other printed programmes.

Donate now

To find out more about our Annual Giving Programme, please contact Romy Ladowsky, Head of Development, at development@wheelercentre.com.