All life depends on plants.
People use plants for food, fibre, fuel and medicines. Plants and algae are 'producer' organisms that absorb carbon dioxide, mitigating climate change. Beneficial fungi are essential for ecosystem functions by recycling material; others cause disease.
Help us support plant research
The Botany Foundation, established in 1994, supports excellence in education and research in botany addressing issues relating to the use of plants, the environment, food security and nutrition.
Your donations help:
Thanks in part to forward-thinking donors, the School of BioSciences is a leader in research and education.
The following are the most common methods people choose to make gifts to the Botany Foundation:
Make an instant gift online using a credit card. All transactions take place over a secured connection using SSL technology to encrypt all information.Donate online
Make a donation via mail by downloading the form anytime and posting to the Botany Foundation.Download form
Gifts in Wills
Including the Botany Foundation in your will is a way of providing enduring support beyond your lifetime. Find out how your support can be acknowledged and recognised.Gifts in Wills
Please contact the Botany Foundation to discuss other giving options.Email
The University is a certified Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). All gifts to the University of $2.00 or more are tax deductible for Australian tax purposes.
The Botany Foundation supports an array of research areas and programs to assist students and professionals in plant science. The impact of your donations enable the School of BioSciences to provide the highest quality teaching, research and engagement with industry and community.
Find out more about the impact of your gift to the foundation.