As a not-for-profit organisation, volunteers and donations make our work possible.

Donations and Fundraising

If you’ve been inspired by Deng or John Mac’s story and want to help, the easiest way to support our work and ‘future Dengs’ directly is to make a once off or recurring donation to our Scholarship Fund or our Initiatives Fund via our ‘Donate’ page.

If you would like to hold a fundraising event to donate proceeds to the John Mac Foundation, please get in touch at

Scholarships and Career Mentoring

We work with tertiary education institutions and industry leaders to provide scholarships and career mentoring opportunities to our scholarship recipients in Australia.

If you can help us to give another student from a refugee or humanitarian background the chance to reach their full potential, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us at