The Fred Hollows Foundation continues to implement the vision of the late Fred Hollows to end avoidable blindness and improve the health of indigenous Australians. An estimated 32 million people around the world today are blind, of which four out of five don’t have to be. The Foundation is committed to investing in research, both academic and operational, to advance interventions will restore people’s eyesight and their livelihoods and provide lasting benefits for individuals, families and whole communities community.
The Fred Hollows Foundation invites proposals for its 2013-2015 Research program from qualified individuals, institutions, organisations or consortia, seeking to undertake commissioned research on specific initiatives that will advance The Foundation’s goal of ending avoidable blindness and improving the health of Indigenous Australians.
All proposals must closely align with The Foundation’s priority areas including trachoma, cataract, refractive error, diabetic retinopathy, Indigenous Australian health, technology and quality of life improvements for eye care.
Download the Research Grant Application Information Pack below for in-depth details on submission requirements for all funded research including the assessment and feedback processes, grant reporting requirements and contact details. The attached also includes more details on The Foundation’s Research Priorities 2012-2015 and supporting notes for the applicants on the proposal format.