Donation FAQ

Is Aeon a registered charity?

Yes, Aeon Media Group Ltd (ABN 80 612 076 614) is an Australian charity registered by the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission, in the categories of advancing culture and advancing education.

Are donations tax-deductible?

Donations are currently not tax-deductible to the donor in any country. However, we are in the process of obtaining tax deductible status and will update this page when we do. 

Is Aeon a 501(c)(3)?

Aeon is not currently registered as a 501(c)(3) in the US. However, we are in the process of registering and will update this page when this is obtained.

How are donations used?

Aeon relies on community support. Your donations help us to pay our writers, film-makers and editors, and to keep the site free of intrusive ads. Most of all, your support allows us to keep on doing what we do: freely sharing our essays, ideas and videos.

What cards do you accept?

You can donate using Visa or MasterCard. For Amex or Discover, simply use PayPal.

Will I be charged fees on my donation?

Aeon Media Group Ltd is a registered charity based in Australia. Neither the company nor its payment gateways, PIN or PayPal, charges fees to you. We pay any receiving fees imposed on us by our payment gateways. If any fees do appear, these will be from your particular bank or credit card provider, and we suggest contacting them for more information. 

Can I send a cheque?

Yes. To send a cheque to the US, UK or Australia, please contact support@aeon.co for more information. Please note that due to processing costs, we’re unable to accept cheques under $100. 

What about security?

Aeon uses PIN to process secure payments online. Find out more about how PIN protects your security here: 


Alternatively, we also accept donations via PayPal. Find out more about how PayPal protects your security here: 


Can I donate in another currency?

For more information on how to donate in your local or preferred currency via PayPal, please contact support@aeon.co

How can I change or cancel my monthly donation?

If you would like to change or cancel your ongoing donation, just reach out to us at support@aeon.co

If you would like to change or cancel your ongoing donation via PayPal, simply login to your PayPal account. If you have any questions, please contact PayPal support. 

I don’t want to use a credit card online, PayPal or cheque. Can I donate another way?

Unfortunately, Aeon is not able to receive donations via any other system at this time, which includes direct bank transfers.

Help Support Aeon

Aeon is a registered not-for-profit and free for everyone.

Please support us by making a monthly or one-off donation of your choice.

Your donation will support our writers, film-makers and editors and help keep Aeon free of intrusive ads.

If you have any questions, please contact support@aeon.co


Make a monthly or one-off donation with PayPal

Or use our secure payment form below


(For AMEX and Discover please use PayPal)

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