Types of grants available

The Foundation awards establishment grants and booster grants.

An establishment grant is used to assist an investigator progress a new area of research to the proof of principle stage in order to be more competitive in obtaining larger external grant funding the following year. These grants are awarded for 12 months only for amounts between $30,000 minimum and $60,000 maximum.

A booster grant is to assist an established research project expand its scope or duration in order to pursue new lines of investigation or to be able to bring forward the publication of results. A booster grant may be for one, two or three years funding, to a maximum of $100,000 p.a.

Please refer to the current year's Grants Program Guidelines (see Downloads) as these specifications may change from year to year.