Our supporters

The RCH Foundation is grateful for the generosity of the Victorian community over the past year.

Leadership Circle

The Leadership Circle recognises our most generous donors committed to a common goal:to support the RCH in its mission to be a world leading paediatric hospital and centre for excellence.

Leadership Circle

Individual gifts

The RCH Foundation is delighted to acknowledge the individuals who believe that through major philanthropic support they can make a difference to children’s health.

Individual Givers

RCH Auxiliaries

For 95 years the Auxiliaries have proudly supported the RCH. Today, over 60 Auxiliary groups are actively fundraising for the hospital across the state. Their dedication and goodwill raised over $1.4million for the 2017 Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
RCH Auxiliaries

RCH Champions

RCH Champions are our most dedicated fundraisers. Thank you to the inspiring people who run these fundraising initiatives and the thousands of people who support them.
RCH Champions

In Celebration

Giving In Celebration is a simple and personal way to make any special occasion. Over the course of the year many generous supporters forwent gifts to support the hospital in celebration of birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs and other special occasions.
In Celebration fundraisers

In Memory

Giving In Memory is a meaningful way to pay tribute to a loved one who has passed away. Throughout the last financial year, many families created a lasting legacy by requesting donations to the RCH Foundation in lieu of flowers. We acknowledge these loved ones below.
In memory fundraisers


Leaving a Gift in Will is a deeply touching way to support generations to come. Many people remembered the hospital in their Will and we sincerely thank them. In their memory we recognise and honour their legacy.

The 1870 Society

We gratefully acknowledge supporters who have planned to leave a gift in their Will. Your commitment inspires us, and will give hope to children and families for generations to come.
The 1870 Society


Endowments are established by donors to provide long term support. Their gift is invested and only the income earned is paid to the RCH Foundation on a regular basis to support the hospital.



Corporate donations

We are grateful to our corporate donors who have supported us through monetary and in-kind donations.

Corporate Donors

Corporate fundraising

Thank you to all of the generous businesses that held fundraisers in support of the hospital throughout the year.

Corporate funraisers

Workplace Giving

Employees from companies choose to make regular donations to the RCH Foundation through their pre-tax pay. Many business partners enhance the collective impact of their Workplace Giving program through donation matching, fundraising, volunteering, skill sharing and in-kind support.

Workplace givers

Trusts and Foundations

Charitable Trusts and Foundations are non-profit organisations that donate to support the important work carried out by the hospital.

Trusts and foundations

RCH staff


We gratefully acknowledge the members of RCH1000 who donate $1,000 each year to support vital research programs at the RCH.

Fly for the Kids – corporate and major supporters

In 2017 Associate Professor Andrew Kornberg circumnavigated Australia, flying solo to raise money for a new Complex Movement Disorders Program at the RCH. Thank you to the corporate supporters and major donors who helped make A/Professor Kornberg’s journey a reality.

Fly for the Kids supporters