Ways to donate

There are so many ways you can help make an impact on the future of cancer research

Philanthropic giving

Every day, an average of 444 Australians are diagnosed with cancer - our mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, children and friends.  

By making a philanthropic gift to Peter Mac, you are investing in a future for all cancer patients. It is a gift that can change the future of cancer research. 

Sir Peter MacCallum

“We are a cancer centre unsurpassed in the world, where humanity, caring service and relentless research share equal value. Nothing but the best is good enough in the treatment of cancer.”

— Sir Peter MacCallum


What you can fund

  • Seed funding for early stage, innovative research, new medical equipment or upgraded facilities not funded by government
  • Patient-centred research, transforming our understanding of cancer and the development of ground-breaking new treatments
  • Emerging leaders in cancer research
  • World class diagnostic and treatment technology, such as CAR T-cell therapy and equipment like the Gamma Knife
  • Holistic patient care focusing on treating the whole person, not just the cancer
  • Our Endowment Fund - supporting researchers to test bold new ideas and shape our understanding of how best to prevent, detect and treat cancer for generations to come


Become a philanthropic partner at Peter Mac

We understand making a philanthropic gift is an important personal and financial decision. Our Philanthropy team is here to assist by understanding your values and aspirations so we can align these with the right area of support, ensuring the greatest impact on cancer research.

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For a confidential, exploratory conversation please contact our Head of Philanthropy, Sarah Hornby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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