Our Vision

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust is an independent philanthropic trust established by Helen Macpherson Schutt (née Smith) in 1951. Over $121 million has been distributed in grants since HMSTrust was established, with a wide range of Victorian charitable institutions and a diverse range of projects benefiting every year.

Our Vision

A strong, just and sustainable Victoria.
Balit, noogee ba kangooeit biik.

We proudly feature our vision in Woiwurrung language as a sign of respect.

Our Mission

To help build fair, creative and resilient Victorian communities through initiatives that promote positive change.

Our Values

Respect. Integrity. Stewardship. Collaboration. Accountability.

Our Strategic Aims

Building. Enabling. Leading.