Projects in the Gardens

  • The Friends have contributed over $2.5 million towards projects within the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and Herbarium.
  • The next project is the refurbishment of the Visitor Centre completed in September 2017 (see below)
  • Each year the Friends fund Staff Scholarships and a Research Grant.

Some of the projects and initiatives supported include:

... plus many more
To see all grants for projects made to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, download the Grants List below

List of Grants to the RBG Melb
(Microsoft Excel Workbook)


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Donation Form
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Find out about the Herbarium

Botanic Art for the State Botanical Collection

$5,000 is donated every 2 years by the Friends to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne to purchase Botanic Art at The Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibitions. Together with donations from the Director's Circle and the Library Fund a number of important works are purchased for the State Botanical Collection.