FightMND Research Grants

Drug Development and Clinical Trials for MND

Researchers working in areas relevant to progressing the development of potential therapies for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) are invited to apply for funding to support your research projects commencing in 2018.  

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for our FightMND Translational Research Grants

These grants are each awarded with an offer of up to AUD $1,000,000 in support available for 3-year projects (Projects with a period of performance of less than 3-years will also be considered).

These grants support the preclinical research, development, and assessment of therapeutics for MND through to (and including) completion of Phase I clinical trials.

Click Here To Download A Copy of These Research Criteria

Click Here To Download A Copy of the Application Cover Sheet

Applications are open to MND/ALS researchers globally.


Applications Open – 1st November 2017

Applications Close  5.00pm AEST 1st April 2018

Grants Awarded – Late June 2018


Please see individual grant application guidelines for further information or for further enquiries please contact Dr Bec Sheean, FightMND Research Coordinator at [email protected]


FightMND is the largest independent financial supporter of MND research and clinical trials in Australia

We fund the best and brightest MND researchers from around the world to help develop promising new therapies in the lab to the roll into clinical trials for people living with MND.