Free Charity Websites
You supply the content for the web site
and we will develop, host and maintain it for your organisation -
completely free of charge
read the following information carefully and ensure you understand
the information and your charity meets all of the
requirements. Each application for a free charity website will
be reviewed individually however we make the final decision on
acceptance or rejection and no discussion will be entered into
following our decision.
stage only Australian charities recognised by the Australian Tax
Office are eligible.
What is a charity?
The characteristics of a charity are as defined by the Australian
it is an entity that is also a trust fund or an institution
it exists for the public benefit or the relief of poverty
its purposes are charitable within the legal sense of that
it is non-profit
its sole purpose is charitable.
Charitable purposes are:
the relief of poverty or sickness or the needs of the aged
the advancement of religion
the advancement of education
the provision of child care services on a non-profit basis
other purposes beneficial to the community.
Entities that are mainly for sporting, recreational or social and
entertainment purposes are not charities.
What we need from you?
Proof that you are a charitable organisation, generally charities
will have a Charity Tax Concession Status
under their ABN details. If we do not believe that you have
supplied adequate documentation we will not build your
You need to supply the text and good quality graphic images
in Word format and jpg. You must own the
images and text or have written permission to use them for the
website. Information to include: About the
charity, events, contact details, how to donate, past events
(include images), links, etc.
Websites will be a maximum of 4 pages.
It is important to us that the identity of your organisation can
be established. Accordingly we require a list of your organisation's
officials with their full names and job titles.
If your organisation is seeking donations or sponsorships from the
public, we also require a clear and readable electronic copy of the
organisation's official government documentation stating that the
charity can receive donations and sponsorships. If we do not
believe that you have supplied adequate documentation we will not
build your website.
This evidence of your organisation's legitimacy will be displayed in
the web site.
Web site address
The web site will have an address as follows "www.creativebusinesswebsites.com.au/yourcharitiesname",
where "yourcharitiesname" is the initials of your
organisation. This is allocated by us. If you have your
own domain name (web address) you can generally point this to the website we set
up for you or you can choose to purchase your own domain name and
forward it to your new website.
Click here to purchase a domain name.
Updating the web site
You may request changes and additions to the web site once every 3
months. Make sure that your updating instructions are very clear as
to which web site pages are to be changed and exactly where the
insertions and deletions are required.
We will endeavour to do your changes promptly
however our paying clients will take precedent so give us plenty of
warning about changes.
Advertising Your New Web Site
The easiest way to get visitors to your website is to publicise it.
include the web site's address on your letterhead, notices,
advertisements, at the bottom of all of your e-mails.
notify your users, members, volunteers and sponsors of the
web site. Keep it up to date, and use it to communicate with
perhaps a newsletters and an event list.
request organisations to include a link to the web site in
their web site.
We constantly monitor the websites that we create and if the
website does not receive a suitable number of visitors per month it
will be taken offline.
More Important information
WebMax Brisbane may choose to delete a webpage
at any time and withdraw/alter/amend the offer of a free charity
website without further discussion. By completing the
application form below you agree that WebMax Brisbane and
it's owners and operators are not liable for any action occurring
from the creation and maintenance of the website.
If you do not meet the above requirements for a free charity website
please click here to view our other