Research into mitochondria and genetics only began to take shape during the 1990s, which makes this a very exciting time to be a mitochondrial disease (mito) researcher. Many funding bodies require the researcher to have a significant track record of investigation. The Mito Foundation understands that it can be difficult to establish some areas of study, due to the fact mitochondrial medicine is a relatively new field.
Funds from the Mito Foundation bridge this gap by facilitating preliminary investigation and enabling the researcher to reach a point where they are then eligible to apply to external/independent bodies for funding to complete their research.
The Mito Foundation offers grants to be awarded for up to 12 months to the amount of $25,000.
Funded Incubator Grants
01/04/2014 → 31/08/2015
Dr McKenzie is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at Monash Institute of Medical Research-Prince Henry’s Institute in Melbourne, Victoria.…
01/11/2015 → 01/12/2016
Professor Mike Ryan is leading a project to discover compounds that can treat mitochondrial disease (mito). He is the head…
Funding Round and Applications
Quarterly Funding Round Dates
1. Research must be focused on primary mitochondrial disease.
2. All application information must be submitted.
Click below to download our information and application form.
To apply, complete the form and send it to the Mito Foundation Grants Officer via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please call (02) 8033 4113 if you have any queries.