The RMH Foundation seeks to improve the lives of the Victorian community by raising urgently needed funds for the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Patient receiving care in ICU
Patient receiving care in ICU

The RMH Foundation is proud to partner with individuals and organisations to raise funds for the hospital. Funds raised from our community support a broad range of areas including:

  • Enhancing patient and family-centred care
  • Purchasing life-saving medical equipment
  • Improving our infrastructure
  • Developing our workforce
  • Undertaking world-class research

The RMH Foundation raises money through a variety of activities, including:

The generosity of our community helps us to advance health care for everyone, every day.


The RMH Foundation is part of the RMH, Victoria’s second largest public health service. The RMH (ABN 73 802 706 972) is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 1 July 2000. It is covered by Item 1 of the table in Section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

The RMH Foundation is governed by the RMH Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for overseeing the fundraising activities and legislative compliance of the Foundation.

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Life’s unpredictable. Our response isn’t.

We urgently need to raise $2.5 million for a second CT scanner in our Emergency Department.

This is a vital piece of equipment that provides rapid and accurate diagnosis for trauma and stroke patients like Brianna.

The RMH Home Lottery

Proceeds raised through the Home Lottery go towards funding important research, equipment, training and education priorities across the RMH.