• Avant Foundation

    Supports quality, safety and professionalism in the practice of medicine

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    With medical practice today becoming increasingly complex, the Avant Foundation seeks to support initiatives that improve quality, safety and professionalism in practice. We believe this will lead to an improved culture of medicine, reduced medico-legal risk, and better patient outcomes in the future.

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    Expressions of interest

    October 2017 - January 2018

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    Detailed applications

    February - March 2018

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    Review of applications

    April - May 2018

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    Recipients announced

    June 2018

  • Who can apply?

    To be eligible for a grant you must be:

    • Applying on behalf of an entity with Deductible Gift Recipient status (but not another ancillary fund); or
    • An individual medical practitioners registered with the Medical Board of Australia who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia (applicants do not have to be based in Australia to apply, however, if successful, it is expected that applicants will be based in Australia for the majority of the scholarship period). Medical Students and Doctors in Training are not eligible to apply.

    Criteria

    The following are selection criteria for the Avant Foundation Grant:

    • The extent to which your project aligns with the Foundation's priorities
    • The quality of your proposed project
    • The likelihood of project success and sustainability
    • The experience of your team
    • Your requested funding amount and the importance of this to your project's success

    Download our full evaluation criteria

  • Expression of interest

    To lodge an expression of interest for the Avant Foundation grants, please fill out and submit this form, detailing your research idea, its alignment with the Foundation’s priorities and its anticipated outcomes/benefits. We will assess all expressions of interest and then invite more detailed applications after our review process.

  • The Avant Foundation (ABN 27 179 743 817) is administered by its trustee, Avant Foundation Limited (ACN 618 393 847). The Avant Foundation is a Public Ancillary Fund, endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient.