MRFF 2023 Global Health Grant Opportunity

This program provides organisations with funding to improve the understanding of infections in hospitals that drive antimicrobial resistance and develop interventions to reduce infections.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Grants of up to $2 million over 2 years from 2023-24.

Who is this for?

Eligible organisations who can support innovative medical research projects to improve health benefits for Australians.


This grant opportunity was announced as part of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) under the Global Health Initiative.

The objective and intended outcome of this grant opportunity are aligned with the following Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2022-2024:

  • antimicrobial resistance
  • global health and health security.

Consistent with the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015, the objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that: 

  • generate knowledge to improve understanding of healthcare associated infections in hospitals that drive antimicrobial resistance. This includes understanding the incidence, pathways and drivers of transmission, and
  • develop, implement and/or assess the effectiveness of interventions to reduce the incidence of healthcare associated infections in hospitals that drive antimicrobial resistance.


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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

pdf · 0.49 MB docx · 1.90 MB

Sample application form

pdf · 0.37 MB docx · 0.22 MB

Sample grant agreement

pdf · 0.36 MB docx · 1.18 MB

Board or CEO letter template

pdf · 0.08 MB docx · 0.03 MB

Chief investigator template

xlsx · 0.21 MB

MRFF grant management resources

Reporting templates are available from the MRFF grants management webpage. The page also provides other resources for MRFF grant administration, including current policies and relevant forms and templates.

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