Grants Database

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Queensland University of Technology: Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation

A GPS for Studying Disease Biology: The Nanostring GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler

To purchase a Nanostring GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler, a new technology capable of identifying DNA sequences by barcoding and localising in tissue samples in real-time.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Project State: ACT
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Australian National University: College of Medicine, Biology and Environment

ANU High-Throughput 3D Cell and Organism Screening Facility for Cancer Drug Discovery

To purchase a highly specialised cabinet containing a bioprinter and robotics to automatically 'print' 3D organoids into microplates for screening.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: The Bionics Institute of Australia

Building bionic medical devices for human clinical trials

To establish a state-of-the-art, accredited fabrication facility to produce a new generation of bionic devices that addresses unmet clinical needs

Melbourne Connect

An Impact Enhancement grant to deliver ADRC’s first flagship research initiative – the National Stigma Report Card in partnership with the University of Melbourne’s (UoM) School of Psychological Sciences.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $117,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Parent-Infant Research Institute Inc

Man vs Mood: Development and Consumer Testing of an Online Depression Treatment for New Fathers

To develop and test a web-based treatment for depressed or anxious new fathers

  • Program Area: Travel
  • Amount: $1,200
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: The University of Queensland: Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Travel grant

Dr Li-Ann Leow, Centre for Sensorimotor Performance, School of Human Movement & Nutrition Sciences to attend the 'Advances in Motor Learning and Motor Control Satellite Meeting of SFN', San Diego, USA, 2 November 2018; and to attend the 'Society for Neuroscience Conference', San Diego, USA, 3-7 November 2018.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $120,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Achieve Australia Limited

The Achieve Sewing Basket - Employment Expansion

To expand the Sewing Basket, a social enterprise which employs people with intellectual disabilities and engages volunteers in an integrated workplace.

  • Practice Area: Major
  • Amount: $5,000,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Australian Academy of Science

Australian Land and Water Policy Institute - Margaret Reid "Kingston" Bequest

The Ian Potter Foundation and The Myer Foundation have jointly funded a new organisation that aims to be an independent source of water and catchment policy advice, leading to improved management of Australia’s land and water management. This will be a trusted, independent, community-led and evidence-based organisation whose role is to catalyse change and help frame future water and catchment policy to serve the interests of all Australians for generations to come.

  • Program Area: Fair - Early Childhood Development
  • Amount: $190,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: The Unviersity of Wollongong - Faculty of Social Sciences

Early Learning at Home Together (ELHT)

The University's Early Start program will partner with Early Childhood Australia (ECA) and Playgroup Australia to develop an online platform to support families with their young children’s (birth to 5 years) learning, in the home environment with a focus on play-based learning and the family’s role in early development.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Civic Disability Services Ltd

Civic Crew - Business Development

To employ a business development person dedicated to developing partnerships and generating new business opportunities for Civic Crew. Obtaining new business in the post-COVID-19 world will be very challenging, requiring a dedicated role to foster relationships with partners and develop bespoke solutions to ensure ongoing supported employment opportunities for people with a disability.

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