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 and the University of Otago Foundation for Malaysia.
The terms of these Trusts allow in-country tax benefits for Otago’s donors living abroad and ensure that the expressed wishes of donors are fulfilled.
The University of Otago Foundation Trust
The University of Otago Foundation Trust is a charitable trust which receives and administers donations, bequests and sponsorship monies for University and academic priorities.
The Otago University Trust (UK)
The Otago University Trust was established to provide a tax-effective vehicle for University of Otago supporters living in the United Kingdom. All gifts made through the Trust are transferred in full to the University of Otago for the precise purpose for which the gift was made.
The Alumni of the University of Otago in America Inc
The Alumni of the University of Otago in America, Inc. (AUOA) is a non-profit corporation founded by the University of Otago to encourage alumni, friends, and colleagues to support research and scholarship.
For further information please visit the AUOA website.
The University of Otago Foundation for Malaysia
The University of Otago Foundation for Malaysia was established in 2002 for the purpose of maintaining contact among all graduates in Malaysia. The Association’s activities will be oriented to specific goals.