Every year, the Bupa Health Foundation aims to fund new initiatives that are likely to deliver clear benefits to the health of the Australian community.
The Foundation is interested in funding innovative replicable interventions and projects that:
Grants range from $100,000 to $500,000 for up to three years.
The Foundation invites expressions of interest that meet the following criteria:
|Initiatives involving the application of knowledge, information and/or research in influencing demonstrable health impacts and outcomes.||Initiatives with limited scope, application and/or impact.|
|Initiatives with clearly defined methodology and design.||Initiatives with potential outcomes similar to a project already funded by the Bupa Health Foundation.|
|Innovative health initiatives that are not addressed within the existing Foundation portfolio.||The Foundation is unable to support:
|Initiatives must focus on one or more of the Foundation’s key strategic areas of:
|In addition, the Foundation has a particular interest in the following disease areas:
Based on the assessment criteria for applications, please make sure your Expression of Interest includes the following variable requirements:
To apply for Foundation funding, your organisation must be one of the following:
Expressions of interest are assessed by the Foundation's review panel, with the participation of relevant third party experts where required.
Please make sure your application has addressed the following questions:
Once a shortlist of applications has been decided, each application is then given an overall merit ranking that takes into consideration the threshold and variable requirements. This ranking will also consider whether the initiative is regionally or nationally based.
Final decisions regarding Bupa Health Foundation investment rest with the Bupa Health Foundation Board of Directors. To be eligible for funding support, the initiative must fall within the Foundation's objectives and strategy. See our Frequently Asked Questions for further information.
|31 October 2013||Expression of Interest Opens|
|16 December 2013||Expression of Interest Closes|
|17 December 2013 –
31 March 2014
|Assessment Process and Approval
Applications assessed against criteria and recommended initiatives proposed to the Foundation for discussion and approval. Application outcomes will be advised by email.
|April 2014||Formal announcements and Media release|
Please complete all the information in the application form ensuring:
The Bupa Health Foundation Board of Directors will decide which initiatives will receive funding. A formal announcement will then be made regarding the successful applicants, with a media release.
Successful applicants will be recognised at the annual Bupa Health Foundation Health Awards.