Alport Foundation of Australia

ABN: 87 956 459 275                                   

PO BOX 3277


NSW 2280



Guidelines and Instructions for Alport Foundation of Australia

Research Award Applicants



The Alport Foundation of Australia supports all areas of research relevant to Alport Syndrome and related disorders.


Alport Syndrome is an inherited disease of the kidney that affects approximately 1 in 5000 people.


The Alport Foundation of Australia has the following objectives:

• To support Australian patients with Alport Syndrome and their families

• To support quality research which provides a better outcome for those with Alport Syndrome and their families

• To raise awareness of Alport Syndrome in Australia


We invite applications from Australian researchers for Project Grants and Grants in Aid up to the value of $20,000 for projects which meet the objectives of the Foundation.



Grants are to be used for projects undertaken in Australia.


Amount Awarded

It is recommended to construct a budget requesting funds up to a value of $20,000 for either a Project Grant or Grant in Aid.


Indirect Costs

This scheme is exempt from university indirect costs.


How to apply for a research award

1. Read the information on this page.

  1. 2.Download and read the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.pdf 

  2. 3.Download and read the GRANT APPLICATION.pdf or GRANT APPLICATION.docx

5. Submit your completed application as an email attachment to:

  1. 6.Post original copy of the signed certification page only to:

  2. Alport Foundation of Australia

  3. Research Grant Applications

  4. PO Box 3277

  5. Valentine

  6. NSW 2280

  7. Australia

  8. 7.Please check your application details before submission.

  9. 8.Closing date for applications: 30th April each year.


If you need any assistance, please contact the Alport Foundation Australia at

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Due to a record number of worthy applications in 2016, and forward commitments to currently funded projects, we must pause our intake of new applications for 2017.

Funds will be available for a new round of applications in 2018.

Research funding may be available from the  ALPORT SYNDROME FOUNDATION (USA).

We thank you for your continued Alport Syndrome related research, and we look forward to receiving further applications for funding.