Health

Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mothers and Babies

Funder:  Federal – Health

Grant Background:  The Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mothers and Babies grant opportunity is part of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) under the Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative. This initiative aims to enable and support the translation of new discoveries into clinical practice.

The objective is to provide grants of financial assistance to support Indigenous-led Australian medical research projects. These projects translate existing knowledge through culturally safe care for pregnancy, birthing and the post-natal period, for example on-country birthing and continuity of family and midwifery care.

$ Available: Up to $5million.

Eligibility:  To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be incorporated in Australia.

You must also be in accordance with s24 of the MRFF Act 2015, and be one of the following entities:

  • a medical research institute
  • a university
  • a corporate Commonwealth entity
  • a corporation (including businesses and not for profits).

Key Dates: Closes on 25 November 2021.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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