The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation encourages the community, organisations and businesses to support the services of The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

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The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation is part of the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), Victoria’s second largest public health service. RMH (ABN 73 802 706 972) is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Jul 2000. It is covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is Victoria’s oldest hospital, providing care to the people of North Western Metropolitan Melbourne and to all Victorians when they need us.

What is the Foundation?

The purpose of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation is to improve the health of communities served by The Royal Melbourne Hospital through the support of quality healthcare services, support of innovative research, and the education of health professionals across our hospital.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation encourages the community, organisations and businesses to support the services of The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Donations to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation help improve patient care, purchase life-saving medical equipment, and ensure our research teams continue to find better ways to cure our patients.

Fundraising and philanthropy has been a part of The Royal Melbourne Hospital for more than 170 years commencing before our first patients were admitted on 15 March 1848. Over the past 166 years the Victorian community has supported The Royal Melbourne Hospital, helping to care for all Victorians when they need us most.

Learn more about how your donations help.

Governance

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation is governed by the RMH Board of Directors, Chaired by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Cr Robert Doyle. The Board is responsible for overseeing the fundraising activities and legislative compliance of the Foundation.