Support the Gardens
By donating to the Royal Botanic Gardens, you can help support their conservation and development for the benefit of current and future generations. Please give to support the preservation and redevelopment of the Gardens’ historic features and collections, the development of new garden displays and landscapes, and vital water conservation and biodiversity research.
If you would like to donate to support the ongoing conservation and development of our world class Gardens for the enjoyment and benefit of current and future generations, please email: development to find out how you can help. Please make your donation cheque payable to Royal Botanic Gardens Board Victoria.
Help secure the Gardens’ future
If you would like your gift to help create a source of income to secure the future of the Gardens, direct your gift to the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation. Funds are invested wisely to create a dependable income stream.
Join the Director’s Circle
Donors in the Director's Circle are encouraged to become involved in future plans and developments at the Royal Botanic Gardens. A large proportion of Director’s Circle donations is invested in the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation. The remainder is used at the Director’s discretion for high priority projects such as biodiversity research, water conservation and plant collections.
Support a Gardens’ project
For those wishing to make larger contributions to help develop the Royal Botanic Gardens, a number of exciting projects are available for you to support. Projects range from the development of new garden features, water projects, and the restoration of heritage facilities, to plant sciences and conservation research and the curation of important collections. Contact us for more details. More information on available projects...
Leave a gift in your Will
Leaving a gift in your Will (PDF - 863 kb) to the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation is one of the most enduring ways of providing for the future of the Gardens by helping to build a secure financial base. We would be pleased to discuss your interests and any preferences you may have for the use of your bequest.
Some people choose to sponsor a seat to celebrate an event such as a birth or wedding anniversary; others wish to pay tribute to a loved one who enjoyed spending time in our beautiful Gardens. A portion of your sponsorship donation is invested in the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation to support the Gardens’ conservation and development. You can choose to sponsor a seat at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne or at the Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne.
Through our tree sponsorship program (PDF - 55 kb), you can provide regular annual support symbolised by a special tree in the Gardens.
An In Memoriam gift (PDF - 236 kb) is a wonderful way of making a lasting tribute to a loved one, while at the same time helping to conserve and develop the Gardens. Your In Memoriam gift will be invested in the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation.
Last updated 31 Jul 2012