To keep a vital voice of hope resonating throughout our city and the world takes a united effort – an effort that will reap great reward for you, your family, friends and the communities you live and work in, in this challenging time in history.
“Salt has kept me positive when I’ve been down, to the point that family members and close friends have been prompted to ask, ‘What’s changed?’ and I get to share my faith.” – Salt 106.5 listener Spencer
Your generosity today will mean more people like Spencer in your Salt 106.5 family can live with hope-filled music and messages – hope brings people together like nothing else can.
“Sometimes I feel like my head is going to explode from everything that comes with being a mum to three kids under five. But then there will be a song or a word or an encouragement from a presenter that just helps put a positive spin on my day and helps to shift my attitude.” – Salt 106.5 listener Heidi
Support Your Salt 106.5
Make today your day to unite in hope
There is hope for a better day tomorrow, for a better future for your family, your friends, your neighbourhood. Hope for a world in which love overcomes fear – and people are not divided but instead unite.
FAQ: Salt 106.5 and Fundraising
Why We Fundraise
Why are you asking for money?
Salt 106.5 is a not-for-profit, community funded media organisation sharing messages of hope daily on radio, online and via social media. We only exist, and continue to be able to be here, because of the amazing generosity of people just like you — our listeners, our readers, our viewers and our social media followers!
How do you spend the money people donate?
The Annual cost of running the ministry is $682,688
These funds come from:
- Listener Support = $388,300 (56%)
- Business Sponsorship = $307,600 (44%)
- Rental and Services = $0 (0%)
1 To raise that $388.300, we spend $20,700 (5%)
2 $240,000 in June Appeal; $68,000 in regular monthly giving; $80,000 in November Appeal
- People = $420,000
- Administration = $130.000
- Programming/Operations = $42,000
- Property/Utilities = $56,000
- Other = $35,000
In each expense line there are many more lines of detail that we’d be happy to discuss or send you our annual report. Contact Us
Who We Are
How many people listen to Salt 106.5?
Around 63,000 people listen to Salt106.5 every month!
What is the breakdown of Salt 106.5 income?
Key supporters and listener donations – 56%, business sponsorship – 44%.
What is the mission of Salt 106.5?
To impact people with experiences of God’s love so that they may become more like Christ and the world more like the Kingdom.
Is Salt 106.5 a commercial radio station?
No, Salt 106.5 belongs to a non-profit organisation called Sunshine Coast Christian Broadcasters Limited, that relies on the community and listeners to support its operation.
You can find more under About us and Support Salt106.5.
Who runs Salt 106.5?
Sunshine Coast Christian Broadcasters Limited — a non-profit organisation — owns and manages Salt106.5.
A Board of Directors provides governance and strategic direction while a team of dedicated staff look after the day-to-day operations.
Is Salt 106.5 associated with a particular Christian denomination?
No, there is no affiliation with any particular denomination.
Taking Donations and Online Security
Is my donation tax-deductable?
Yes, Sunshine Coast Christian Broadcasters Limited is an Australian Taxation Office-endorsed ‘deductible gift recipient’ (DGR).
Any donations of $2 or more made by Australian residents to our organisation are tax-deductible.
Is it safe to make a donation online?
Yes, it is.
Salt 106.5 uses SecurePay’s Internet Payment Gateway to provide a secure environment for the authorisation of credit card transactions over the Internet. Confidential information including client credit card details are encrypted the moment they are transmitted from the client’s browser to the banking network using industry standard SSL 128-bit RC4 encryption technology.
A client’s credit card details are not stored anywhere online, and the only company who has access to this data is the merchant’s bank. The bank also sends confirmation information via the same encryption technology back to the client’s browser. These secure processes provide clients with peace of mind when purchasing online.
If I don’t want to donate online, what are my other payment options?
You can make a credit card donation during business hours by phone on 07 5442 2833 (or 07 5442 1065 during our on-air appeal hours).
Salt 106.5 Bank Deposit Details
Please reference your surname and your supporter reference number.
(You can contact the Salt 106.5 studios to obtain your reference number)
Bank: National Australia Bank (NAB)
Account Name: Public Fund
BSB Number: 034-204
Account Number: 180600
To give via direct debit, please contact the Salt 106.5 studios on 07 5442 2833 or email the team at [email protected] We will send you a form to fill in your bank account information.
Please make payable to ‘Sunshine Coast Christian Broadcasters Limited’ or ‘Salt 106.5’ and post to:
PO Box 1234
Buderim, QLD 4556
I’m an existing Salt 106.5 monthly Hope Builder (formerly Life Changing Partners). How do I change or update my details?
You can update your details, including credit card information, by contacting the Salt 106.5 studios on 07 5442 2833 or email the team at [email protected]
Donate securely online to strengthen the voice of hope for you and your loved ones
To speak to one of our friendly staff or volunteers taking donations over the phone:
07 5442 1065
Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible in Australia.