The Friends' Trust Fund

The Friends’ Trust Fund has brought numerous Gardens and Herbarium projects to life, including -
  • The restoration of the Fern Gully Rest House (currently underway) and the creation of a Sensory Garden adjacent to the Fern Gully
  • Renovation of the RBGV Visitor Centre
  • Fern Gully revitalisation - the Friends funded $300,000 towards the boardwalk
  • The Working Wetlands Project
  • 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.
Schedule of Grants for projects
(Microsoft Excel Workbook)

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 (below) or the downloadable donation form (below)
Donation Form
(Adobe PDF File)

Support the Friends 2018 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 and then click the red 'Add to Cart' button below right. Gift amount listed is only a suggestion.

Donations over $2 are tax deductible