The Rose Pavilion at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

The Friends' Trust Fund

The Friends, through income from their Trust Fund, have made contributions to many projects in the Gardens and the Herbarium, such as -
  • Fern Gully revitalisation - the Friends' donated $300,000 towards this project
  • The Working Wetlands Project
  • Guilfoyle’s Volcano Restoration
  • The Friends’ 25th Anniversary Scholarships 
  • The Helen McLellan Research Grants 
  • A complete list of all Friends' grants can be downloaded (below)

The Friends' Trust Fund is a Public Ancillary Fund endorsed as a deductable gift recipient by the Commissioner of Taxation.  Donations (over $2) to the Trust Fund are tax deductible.
ABN: 78 402 826 907

The Trustees of the Trust Fund - Peter Kelly (Chairman), Peter Griffin AM, Will Jones and Janet Thomson OAM.

Melbourne Trust Fund Annual Appeal

Our next project will be the restoration of the Fern Gully Rest House, after the completion of the refurbishment of the Visitors’ Centre at Observatory Gate. 
Please support the Annual Appeal by donating to the Friends’ Trust Fund which has tax deductibility status as a Public Ancillary Fund. 
Donations to the Trust Fund Annual Appeal can be made via the donation box (right) or the downloadable donation form (below)
Donation Form
(Adobe PDF File)
Schedule of Donations
(Microsoft Excel Workbook)

Join the Friends now to become involved or make a donation (below)

Support the Friends 2017 Trust Fund Appeal

Donation to the Friends
Help the Friends continue to support the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne by donating to our Trust Fund Appeal. Please enter the amount you are donating. Gift amount listed is only a suggestion.

Donations over $2 are tax deductible