Help to build the Discovery Endowment Fund.

There are many ways to support us at the Foundation for the WA Museum whether you are an individual, corporate business, foundation, school or research institution. Scroll down to find out more.

Contact us if you have a bespoke collaboration in mind to support the Discovery Endowment Fund for the WA Museum.


Make a Donation
Donors have an extraordinary impact on our community. Supporting the Foundation for the WA Museum helps the WA Museum perform ground-breaking scientific research, fund touring exhibitions and deliver numerous education programs.

Join the Impact Circle
Become an Impact Circle member by making a
$1,000 tax-deductible donation by 30th June each year. For each $1,000 donation, you will receive one vote at the Impact Circle Voting Event.

Attend an Event

Foundation Donors are automatically eligible to purchase tickets to several Donor events annually. Publicly available events are also listed in the schedule.

During events there are different ways to donate, bid on fabulous auction items, purchase raffle tickets and network with like-minded philanthropic individuals.

Make a Bequest
Leaving a bequest to the Foundation for the WA Museum in your will helps to protect the future of the WA Museum. If you’ve added the Foundation to your will, please let us know so that we can make a note of this and acknowledge you accordingly.


Let’s work together to help bring world-class exhibitions to WA, sponsor scientific research, public programs, areas or artefacts within the new Museum or become a Founding Partner of the new Museum by securing naming-rights to an individual gallery. Act on your passion for culture and the natural world by aligning your brand with Western Australia’s largest cultural institution.

We work to enthuse, foster and build a passionate culture in the broader community in support of the WA Museum. If your Foundation mission is aligned, let’s talk.

If you have a grant opportunity that you think the Foundation should be discussing with you, please reach out.


If you would like to discuss supporting early to mid career researchers by supporting FameLab Australia, produced by the Foundation for the WA Museum, please reach out.

2020’s FameLab Online saw success in reach hundreds of thousands of screens with engagement at an all time high.

FameLab Academy is a unique way to engage your students in a STEM program like no other. We know female participation in STEM industries drops after Year 9 – FameLab Academy is designed to help fight this drop-off.

With a group of FameLab Alumni, including international successes Doctor Paola Magni and Doctor Vanessa Pirotta, there are no shortage of heroes for our FameLab Academy participants to look up to.