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Applying for grants

We provide various grant opportunities that researchers can apply for to help facilitate research.

Internal opportunities

The Private Practice Trust Fund

The Private Practice Trust Fund (PPTF) provide grants for study, research, conference, and education purposes for Gold Coast Health employees. To complete the PPTF application form, please contact

Gold Coast Health Collaborative Research Grants Scheme 2019

The Gold Coast Health Collaborative Research Grants Scheme enables research that can improve the Gold Coast community's health and health care service delivery. Read about our previous 2018 grant recipients.

Current Round

  1. Access the Expression of Interest guidelines and application template.
  2. Access the SmartyGrants submission platform.
  3. Successful applicants will then be invited to submit a Full Application. This will be sent directly.

Access additional Gold Coast Hospital Foundation grant opportunities.

Research Trust and Foundation Grants

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation is our official charity and registered with the Australian Charities and NFP Commission (ACNC). With an ATO status of 'Public Benevolent Fund' the Foundation can approach and receive funds from trusts, foundations, and grant funders to pass on to Gold Coast Health research teams for health research purposes.

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation works with Strategic Grants, a grant seeking specialist, to identify potential grant opportunities and assist with writing applications.

The Office for Research Governance and Development can provide advice about your application's scientific merit prior to requesting funding.

To enquire, please refer to the grants contact on the additional contacts page.

External opportunities

There are several bodies who provide research grant opportunities. For more information on grants' eligibility and availability please visit the organisations' website.

Last updated 22 Mar 2019