How to support the Foundation
The Menzies Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-political, not-for-profit organisation to commemorate the life and achievements of Sir Robert Menzies.
From an initial publicly subscribed appeal in 1978, the Foundation's income is now derived from investments supplemented by some private donations and bequests.
The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited is a philanthropic trust listed under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and is registered as a charitable entity in every state and territory of Australia.
Please complete a donation form HERE.
Donations over $2 are tax deductible. A receipt will be forwarded to the address provided. Thank you for your donation.
The Menzies Name
There are several organisations bearing the Menzies name. Please ensure that your donation is intended for the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited (The Menzies Foundation).
A life gift in perpetuity
You can create a legacy for future generations by including the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation in your will. A bequest may be directed towards the Foundation's Scholarship program, towards the other leadership activities of the Foundation, or towards its more general purposes.
Recognition of your name, or the name of your family may be linked to a bequest giving significant support to a particular program or activity.
For further information, view our brochure "A foundation for the future", email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 9419 5699.
Form of Bequest
Please see information HERE on how to include the Foundation in your will.
The following simple form of bequest may be adapted for use by persons intending to benefit The Menzies Foundation by their wills.
You can leave a bequest to the Foundation by adding a codicil to your current will or by drafting a new will. It is recommended that you seek advice from a solicitor when making your will.
The Foundation is a tax deductible gift recipient (DGR). Testamentary gifts of property to DGRs are exempt from capital gains tax.
For a confidential discussion or, if more convenient, a home appointment please contact the Executive Director at the Menzies Foundation:
Ph 03 9419 5699
For further information, please contact:
The Menzies Foundation
210 Clarendon Street
East Melbourne Vic 3002