The Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation (WCHF) is seeking Expressions of Interest from project teams for the 2023 Bloom Grant Round.
The WCHF Grant Program is investing $10 million into health and medical research over the next five years, supporting big thinking for the health and wellbeing of South Australia’s little people and their mums.
Applications are encouraged from researchers working in maternal and paediatric health and wellbeing, with projects aligning with the following priority research areas:
- Healthy mum, flourishing bub
Preconception and perinatal health and wellbeing with a focus on reducing pre-term birth, and/or low or high birth weight.
- Healthy body, healthy mind for little people
Prevention, early detection/intervention and/or enhanced treatment of chronic diseases and conditions in childhood with a focus on:
preterm birth and/or low birth weight,
anxiety, depression and suicide prevention,
brain and central nervous system cancers,
cardiovascular defects and diseases,
Funding & duration
Clinical research projects: Maximum 5 years. Funds up to $2.5 million.
Health services research: Maximum 3 years. Funds up to $365,000.
University of Adelaide researchers are eligible and encouraged to apply if they can demonstrate affiliation with, and involvement of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).
At the full application stage, projects eligible for consideration must include a Chief Investigator associated with WCHN
Submission requirements & due date
- Expressions must be submitted for internal review by 5 March 2023
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an application to Research Services for Review.
- General enquiries: email@example.com