CRF Grants $1.5M to children’s research conducted in South Australia in 2023

CRF Grants $1.5M to children’s research conducted in South Australia in 2023

South Australian researchers will receive $1.5million in grants from the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation (CRF) throughout 2023 for research conducted into health, education and welfare of children.

A total of 18 projects were chosen from what will be CRF’s 47th research grant round.

Established in 1976 with funds donated by the public, the Foundation today is at the forefront of funding children’s research in South Australia, with over $45M dedicated to up to 1000 projects to date.

17 of the selected 18 projects address CRF’s priority areas of

  • Improving fetal development, including preventing pre-term birth
  • Improving systems of care and education for children
  • Supporting young minds and improving children’s mental health
  • Tackling chronic illness and disability

Through its Annual Grant Giving Program, the Foundation also actively supports the growth of research careers and capability in South Australia within the sectors of community based studies, clinical studies and basic science in the children’s research fields of allied health, fertility and pregnancy, education, environment, nursing, medicine, mental health, midwifery, welfare and protection, and social sciences.

It also remains committed to supporting SA’s world-class research and service organisations, including Flinders University, Novita, University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network.

Congratulations to all recipients of the 2023 Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation Research Grant round!

View the CRF Research Grants for 2023