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To date the Foundation has allocated
in excess of $21m to 253 projects.

The projects are focussed on promoting
the health and welfare of children in Australia.

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Year New grants for the year Total grants Amount granted Accumulated amount granted
Total 2019 7 260 $1,049,783 $22,533,985
Total 2018 9 253 $1,257,454 $21,484,202
Total 2017 8 244 $1,093,348 $20,226,748
Total 2016 8 236 $1,010,554 $19,133,400
Total 2015 7 228 $930,162 $18,122,846
Total 2014 8 221 $1,004,618 $17,192,684
Total 2013 8 213 $1,031,162 $16,188,066
Total 2012 8 205 $1,121,060 $15,156,904
Total 2011 7 197 $1,008,410 $14,035,844
Total 2010 9 190 $1,088,475 $13,027,434
Total 2009 15 181 $1,294,661 $11,938,959
Total 2008 10 166 $792,485 $10,644,298
Total 2007 8 156 $655,507 $9,851,813
Total 2006 9 148 $646,400 $9,196,306
Total 2005 8 139 $679,000 $8,549,906
Total 2004 11 131 $862,000 $7,870,906
Total 2003 7 120 $571,948 $7,008,906
Total 2002 9 113 $707,000 $6,436,958
Total 2001 8 104 $845,000 $5,729,958
Total 1990-2000 96 $4,884,958

Projects

2017

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Project name Grant recipient Grant amount Term
Breastfeeding and eating nuts, eggs and fish for infant tolerance (BENEFIT) Trial The University of Western Australia $68616 2
Designing the perfect killer CAR T cell for paediatric brain cancers The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research $158000 2
Early diagnosis of fragile X and Chromosome 15 imprinting disorders in Victorian children with intellectual disability of undefined cause, to improve outcomes for the affected individuals and their families. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute $160000 2
Improving the long-term cardio-metabolic health of preterm infants through nutritional interventions: A role for omega-3 fatty acids? South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute $124550 2
Is there a potential therapeutic role for Eph/ephrin signalling blockade in children with severe sepsis? The University Of Queensland $146678 2
Pre-clinical validation of a CRISPR/Cas therapy for inherited blinding disease. Centre for Eye Research Australia, $127000 2
SKELETAL "DISEASE IN A DISH" MODELS: Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to reveal pathogenic mechanisms and explore treatments for inherited skeletal disorders Murdoch Childrens Research Institute $150000 2
Stepped care treatment for childhood anxiety: Improving efficiency of open access, online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy University of Southern Queensland $158504 2
Total $1,093,348