Current grants

Through the generosity of our supporters, Children’s Hospital Foundation funds research that has a strong focus on translational outcomes and leads to faster diagnoses, better treatments and ultimately cures for some of the most devastating childhood illnesses and injuries.

Current grant rounds:

In consultation with Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ), the Children’s Hospital Foundation has developed the Working Wonders Grant Scheme to facilitate equitable access to funding to improve health outcomes for children throughout Queensland.

In the 2019-2020 Working Wonders Grant Round, the Children’s Hospital Foundation has up to $1.5 million available for allocation.  This is the total funding available to CHQ and other Queensland-based health services caring for children and adolescents.

Click below to view the Application Guidelines and apply for a grant.

For enquiries about the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s funding opportunities please email grants@childrens.org.au

The Children’s Hospital Foundation funds preclinical and clinical research that predominantly falls within the T1-T4 phases of the translational research pathway and demonstrates support for advancing Children’s Health Queensland strategies and priorities. In the 2020 Preclinical and Clinical Research Grant Round, the Children’s Hospital Foundation has approximately $2 million available for allocation to recipients of project-support grants and people-support grants. This amount is not available per applicant but for the entire applicant pool. The maximum award for a single applicant in this round is $645,000.

Click below to view the Application Guidelines and apply for a grant.

For enquiries about the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s funding opportunities please email grants@childrens.org.au

The purpose of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Research Travel Grant is to provide financial assistance to successful applicants for attendance and presentation of their research at a conference.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation Travel Grant provides a one-off amount up to $5,000 for travel, transport, accommodation, registration fees and meals.  This may also include costs associated with sharing conference learnings. Research Travel Grants are open to PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and early career researchers conducting research into children’s health.

Click below to view the Application Guidelines and apply for a grant.

For enquiries about the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s funding opportunities please email grants@childrens.org.au

How to apply:

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Application Guidelines relevant to the grant they wish to apply for and complete the Eligibility Self-Assessment Checklist therein before starting their applications.

All applications must be submitted online.