Funding Partners / Major Supporters

Funding for the core management of the Raine Study is provided by our Unincorporated Joint Venture partners:  The University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University , The University of Notre Dame Australia, Telethon Kids Institute, and  Women and Infants Research Foundation.

The Raine Medical Research Foundation provided our original grant funding as well as additional funding for many years to follow. They currently provide the prizes for the best student and early career researcher presentations at the Raine Study Symposium.

We have also received recent grant funding from Lotterywest, the Stan Perron Charitable Foundation, the McCusker Charitable Foundation, and the Channel 7 Telethon Trust. We are extremely grateful to all our funding partners for their generous support.

Funding for new data collection and analysis is acquired by investigators from research agencies such as the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Since the inception of the Raine Study in 1989, more than $26 million has been invested in the Raine Study. This funding has been received from more than 60 successful grant applications from over 20 funding bodies. The largest sums of funding for the Raine Study have come from the NHMRC whilst other sources of funding include Healthway, the Canadian Institute for Health Research, Asthma Foundation, Telstra Foundation, Australian Arthritis Foundation, ADA Bartholomew Medical Research Trust, Rotary Health, SafeWork Australia, Spinnaker Foundation.

The Raine Study works with institutions from all over Australia and around the world. Our Institutional Associate Membership is for research institutions who would like require limited access to Raine Study resources and data in an easy to manage, cost-effective and researcher-friendly way.

We currently have two Institutional Partners of the Raine Study: Flinders University (South Australia) and the University of Newcastle (New South Wales).

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