The RHH Research Foundation offers a range of grants to support local health and medical research with the potential for benefit to the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians, and with a focus on those diseases and conditions relevant to the Tasmanian community.

Across its various funding categories, the Foundation has made provision to invest over $600k in local health and medical research during 2019, including:

  • A pool of up to $40,000 for Incubator Grants of up to $10k, more info;
  • A pool of up to $110,000 for Project Grants up to $25k each, more info;
  • A Major Project Grant not exceeding $450k (GST exclusive) over three years, to be allocated on the basis of $150k pa (+/- 20% each year), more info.

2020 - Grants Funding Round - NOW CLOSED

The call for applications opens on Wednesday 12 June and closes 5pm Friday 26 July 2019.

The 2020 RHH Research Foundation grants round across our three grant categories has now CLOSED.  Thank you to all who submitteed applications.

Funding round notification and timelines are as follows:

2020 Incubator and Project Grant applications

The call for applications closed 5pm Friday 26 July 2019.

2020 Major Project Grant Expressions of Interest

The call for expressions of interest closed 5pm Friday 26 July 2019. 

For any enquiries relating to grant funding, please contact: or (03) 6166 1319.

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

If you would like to read about our Research Funding Strategy, click here.


Special thanks to our major sponsor
Johns Group Tasmania