Funding Opportunities


Please see below for current funding opportunities. If you have a funding opportunity you’d like us to feature, please let us know.


  • NHMRC Development Grants 2024 – the objectives of the Development Grant scheme are to expedite the translation of health and medical research outcomes through to commercialisation within a foreseeable timeframe by supporting proof-of-concept research with a feasible commercialisation pathway and a high likelihood of producing protected IP.  Minimum data is due by 5:00pm ACT local time, 15 May 2024. Applications close 5:00pm ACT local time, 12 June 2024.
  • WA FHRI Translation Fellowships – Burden of Disease and Genomics 2024 program provides three-year fellowship funding and a research allowance to support high-quality early- to mid-career researchers in the areas of Burden of Disease and/or Genomics. The Fellowships aim to translate research findings into improved policy, practice, and knowledge regarding burden of disease and/or genomics, leading to improved health outcomes for Western Australians. Applications close 1:00pm AWST 13 June 2024
  • Spinnaker Health Research Foundation Grants – Stage 1 Expressions of Interest  are invited from WA-based health and medical researchers for proposals addressing unmet need for the health and wellbeing of the South Metropolitan Health Service community in line with the following strategic objectives – Family Health; Men’s Health and Wellbeing; Aboriginal Health; Melanoma Research; and Education and Advocacy. Proposals must either be led by an Early-Career Researcher (Stream 1: ECR-led proposals) or be for early-stage research (Stream 2: Seed funding). Applications will be accepted from 12 noon (AWST) on Monday 20 May 2024 through the SmartyGrants online portal managed by The Hospital Research Foundation Group. Expressions of Interest will close 12pm (AWST) on Wednesday 19 June 2024  
  • Cancer Council WA Cancer Research Project Grants – To support early-stage research projects which may then become more competitive for larger national funding pools in areas of cancer research related to the causes, diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of cancer. Closing date for the submission of the Expression of Interest 26 June 2024. Deadline for submission of the full application 8 October 2024.
  • WA Child Research Fund – applications must address areas of direct significance to child and adolescent health. Research may include basic, clinical, health service, or population health. Applications close 1:00pm AWST Friday 5 July 2024
  • WA FHRI Co-Funding Partnerships Program (Co-FPP)The purpose of the Co-FPP is to establish collaborations and funding partnerships to bring genuinely new non-government funding for health and medical research and innovation to WA, and to build a culture that supports co-operation and interconnectedness. The program is open continuously.
  • MRFF – Current Grant Opportunities
  • Stan Perron Charitable Foundation – Health Research Grant applications for Program and Partnership – Applications must fulfil the general Health Research Funding Guidelines as stated on the Perron website and can be submitted anytime.

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