fara does not receive State or Commonwealth Government support and continues to rely on the family and friends of Friedreich Ataxia patients and the generosity of community groups and businesses within Australia and New Zealand to fund its research programs.


Individual donors

One off or regular donations can be made to fara via paypal, direct debit or cheque.

Online Via Paypal:



Email Us:

Direct Debit:

Account Name:

Friedreich Ataxia Research Association

Account Number:

1061 1166

BSB Number:

064 430


Commonwealth Bank Australia

Please place your company or full name in the reference section for direct debit and send confirmation email to including full name and address details for receipt purposes


Payable to: ‘Friedreich Ataxia Research Association

Please send to :

FARA PO Box 7046 Hawthorn North VIC 3122.

Please provide full name and address details for receipt purposes

Corporate Partnerships


In 2015 and 2016, Morgan Stanley Australia selected fara as their preferred charity partner. Offices around the country held fundraising events and activities to raise money for Friedreich Ataxia research and we are incredibly grateful for their efforts. Total donations from Morgan Stanley over the 2015-16 reached almost $60,000.

Please contact Sherelle at if your company would like to nominate fara as its charity partner.


A bequest has a lasting legacy, benefiting future generations and allowing fara to continue with its world leading research to bring more effective treatments and a cure to FA patients.  If you would like to learn more about leaving a gift in your will please email