Since 1985, Ronald McDonald House Charities has made grants to over 20 programs, which meet its charter of helping seriously ill children lead happier, healthier lives.

These programs include:
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Children's Allied Health Room, Darwin
  • Giant Steps Autistic School
  • Westmead Research Foundation
  • Camp Quality Puppets
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children (Camperdown) Playground
  • Wiggles Video – Dorothy the Dinosaur goes to Hospital
  • Confocal Microscope Grant to The Children's Hospital Westmead
  • Sound Beam Research Project
  • Paediatric Lung Transplant Fellowship
  • Royal Women's Hospital – Family Focus Project
  • RMHC Charlie Bell Scholarship Program