Donations to help support research or towards a scholarship, and bequests, are welcomed.

Development and Alumni Relations—donate to the University of Otago

University Trusts for donations

The University has established The University of Otago Foundation Trust, a New Zealand registered charitable Trust, as well as:

  • The Otago University Trust, in the UK
  • The Alumni of the University of Otago in America, Inc., in the USA

The terms of these Trusts allow in–country tax benefits for the University's donors living abroad and ensure that the expressed wishes of donors are fulfilled. For more information about each Trust, visit:

Alumni & Friends—Foundations and Trusts

If AskOtago receives contact from anyone wishing to donate to the University, they should be connected with the Gift Processing Administrator, currently Med Carnigal:

Tel +64 3 479 5337
Email or