The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Foundation

Your generosity can help shape the future of pharmacy

The Foundation manages donations from alumni, friends and industry partners who want our faculty to maintain its reputation for innovative educational programs, world-class teaching and research facilities and quality graduates.

Your support will help the faculty stay at the forefront of pharmacy and pharmaceutical science education and research.

Donations to our endowment fund support the faculty's Excellence in Pharmacy Practice Research project, scholarships, prizes and fellowships and other educational and research initiatives.

You can donate to our annual appeal, make a bequest or online gift, or contact the Foundation for a discussion.

All donors are noted in the Foundation's honour roll of donors.

For more information, please contact Chantelle Shaw, Alumni and Foundation Officer on Tel: +61 3 9903 9087, e-mail:

A Foundation for the future

"Our Foundation builds on the pride and goodwill of graduates from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences by seeking the philanthropic support of alumni, key industry stakeholders and friends. Since 2001, it has raised over $10 million, which it used to establish the Endowment Fund to support the faculty's efforts to remain one of the significant pharmacy schools in the world."

Peter Cook, Chair, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Foundation

Founded by a proud alumni

The Victorian College of Pharmacy Foundation was formed in 2001 by faculty graduates and past and present staff, including Alistair Lloyd AO RFD ED (PhC 1956), then dean Professor Colin Chapman (BPharm 1970), Neil Naismith AM (PhC 1958), Pam Nieman (BPharm 1970), Bill Scott (BPharm 1970), Professor Peter Stewart,  former dean Dr Geoffrey Vaughan AO and John Ware OAM (PhC 1950). In 2015, it was renamed the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Foundation.

The Board is committed to ensuring the continued growth and success of the Foundation.   Its current members are:

External members

Mr Peter Cook (Chair)
Mr John Coppock
Mr John Ware OAM

Internal members

Professor Bill Charman (Deputy Chair)

Attending by invitation

Ms Rosemary Manning
Ms Chantelle Shaw