Be part of DermNet and help support free skin disease education
We want to continue to deliver accurate dermatological information to health professionals and their patients for free. Funding goes towards writing articles on DermNet, supporting researchers and improving dermatological knowledge around the world.
Become a volunteer writer or topic reviewer and/or submit high-quality images for our clinical image library. If you would like to volunteer or submit an article/image for review, please contact us.
DermNet NZ relies on generous contributions from our corporate supporters to continue maintaining and growing the website. If you would like to sponsor DermNet NZ, please contact us.
Frequently asked questions
Q: Is my donation secure?
It sure is. The security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.
Q: Is my donation tax-dedutable?
The DermNet New Zealand Trust is a tax-exempt charitable trust and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of New Zealand law. To claim a donation, please contact us and quote your donation amount and date of payment.
Q: Can I donate towards a specific page or topic?
Absolutely. Some people like to donate in appreciation of, or towards the upgrade of a particular page or topic. If you would like to do so, we would love to know! Please contact us.
Q: Can I leave a donation to DermNet in my Will?
Leaving a bequest in your Will is one of the most powerful and enduring legacies that anyone can give. To continue the values you cherish beyond your lifetime, please consider a gift in your Will to DermNet New Zealand Trust. For more information, please contact us.
Q: Can I volunteer?
We’re a small but passionate team, based in New Zealand. Our contributors are from all around the world – doctors, health professionals and medical writers. For more information on how you can contribute to the library, visit our volunteers page.
Q: Where does DermNet get its funding?
We survive on donations from our readers and corporate sponsorship. We also receive funding from the sale of clinical images, Amazon Affiliate fees and advertisements through the Google Adsense network.
Q: Can my company sponsor DermNet?
We are looking for corporate sponsors. Sponsors are typically pharmaceutical or skin-care companies with evidence-based dermatological products or devices. We also provide sponsorship opportunities to other companies if we believe your products would be of interest to our readers. Learn more.