National Funding Opportunities

Looking for funding for your research?

Check out the links below to browse research funding opportunities available across Australia. Or browse our curated list of funding opportunities, updated quarterly.

And if you hold an appointment (including adjunct appointments) or are enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research with our TAAHC Member James Cook University don't forget to head on over to Research Professional, where you can search for funding opportunities specific to your interests, bookmark your created funding searches (and/or adapted searches based on example searches) and create alerts to receive emails with funding opportunities based on these search criteria.

Government funding


Provides centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities and grants awarded.

Medical Research Future Fund

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research. The MRFF aims to transform health and medical research and innovation to improve lives, build the economy and contribute to health system sustainability.

National Health and Medical Research Council

As the nation's leading expert body in health and medical research, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) creates pathways to a healthier future through the provision of research funding and production of health guidelines.

Advance Queensland

Backing Queenslanders by providing opportunities for start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business, and supporting industry, investors, universities and researchers with programs, funding and grants.

Queensland Health Funding

Queensland Health offers a number of funding programs to support Queensland clinical researchers.

Non-Government Funding

Arthritis Australia

Australian Respiratory Council

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases

Cancer Council Queensland

Dementia Australia

Diabetes Australia

Emergency Medicine Foundation

Heart Foundation

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Ian Potter Foundation

Curated funding opportunities

TAAHC has curated a list of funding opportunities that may be of interest to staff within our Member organisations. This list is updated quarterly.

Curated list of funding opportunities as at 6 March 2023