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The ECU Foundation attracts philanthropic and non-philanthropic support from individuals, alumni, business organisations, industry leaders and the general community. Donations and gifts assist ECU to fulfil its core mission of supporting and promoting teaching and learning, and the pursuit of education and excellence in research.

Supporting our communities

By choosing to support us through one of our three key initiatives, you will be helping to enrich the lives of our students, researchers and the general community:

  • Child education and development
  • Living well, living sustainably
  • Developing art and culture in WA

How to donate

By donating to the ECU Foundation you have the opportunity to improve lives through supporting education attainment and collaborative research. You can support us through:

Giving to scholarships and prizes

Scholarships and prizes

By investing in a scholarship, award or prize at ECU, you are directly investing in the future of our students.

Inspiring Minds Scholarships Fund

Support our university-wide scholarship fund, enhancing research and supporting equity students.

Our supporters

ECU would like to thank and acknowledge the support of our alumni, friends, organisations and foundations for their generous support.

The continued support of our donors, alumni and friends is vital to ensure that together, we continue to improve lives through educating future generations and delivering collaborative research.


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Celebrating our donors

2015 marked ECU’s second annual Celebration of Giving event, which recognises the generosity and commitment of our supporters. This was the University’s opportunity to acknowledge the impact they have our students learning experiences.


$9000 Raised from Freckle Check Day

Skin Check WA and The ECU Melanoma Research Group, together with MIX 94.5 and MelanomaWA, hosted a charity event on 2 May 2015, to promote skin cancer awareness, in particular early detection of Melanoma.

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Future nurses supported to achieve their goal

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is delighted to announce the 2015 recipients of the Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship, Jayden Gerrand and Shannon Walliss.

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