Incubator (formerly Starter/Incubator) Grants

The Foundation offers an annual pool of up to $40,000 for Incubator Grants of up to $10,000 each.

Incubator Grants fund one year investigations, making them ideal for pilot studies, to test emerging theories in practice, and to build empirical evidence upon which to undertake a more advanced investigation.

2019 Incubator Grants - important dates

Applications CLOSED

Assessment timetable:

  • Applications are assessed between early August and late September 2018. These are reviewed by the Foundation's Scientific Research Advisory Committee (SRAC) and the Board.
  • Applicants notified of outcome in late September/early October 2018.

The 2019 Incubator Grant application form and guidelines can be downloaded using the links below.


Please note: late applications will not be considered.

Enquiries please contact: or (03) 6166 1319.

Our Research Support & Administration Coordinator (Sue Bronstein) is also available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays via:

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