Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Career Development Grants 2015

The Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance has a strong on-going commitment to funding high quality research in cerebral palsy.

The Alliance’s current funding priorities are as follows:

  • Aetiology, causal pathways
  • Prevention
  • Early identification, early intervention
  • Cure

Career Development Grants are unrestricted. Funding may be used by the award recipient for any of the activities as listed below to assist in the recipient’s career pursuits including:

  • Fellowships or PhD scholarships
  • travel associated with conducting research or presenting research findings
  • presenting or attending a relevant research conference
  • employment of research personnel to support the recipient’s research project
  • the purchase of research materials and consumables related to the recipient’s research project.

Funding & Duration

The Research Foundation awards grants of between $10,000 and $250,000 each. “Big picture”, collaborative studies (along the lines of NHMRC applications) are also encouraged.

Grants are normally made for projects which can be completed within 12-48 months.


The Alliance will accept applications from individuals, groups of researchers, committees or project-focused foundations.

Chief Investigators must be employed through an Institution e.g. Hospital, University, or Institute.

Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date

Applications must be submitted for internal review by 24 August 2015.

Submitted applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet.

Applications may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.


Further Information

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