Funding sources

The funding the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute receives is vital to achieving our strategic goals and making the discoveries necessary to advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of disease. We currently receive income/research support from:

In the 2011-12 financial year, our income sources were as follows:

  • 61% - Australian Government
  • 13% - Donation and bequest investment income
  • 8% - Victorian Government
  • 10% - Philanthropic grants, fellowships, donations and bequests (Australian)
  • 3% - Philanthropic grants and fellowships (overseas)
  • 5% - other income

We are grateful for the trust our supporters have awarded us and are committed to honouring that trust.

Government support

The institute is thankful for the support of the Victorian and Australian Governments. In the 2010-11 financial year, the institute successfully competed for $31.6 million in grants and $8 million in fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council. A further $293,000 in grants and $1.58 million in fellowships was awarded.

The Victorian Government provided $6.8 million of support through the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium, Victorian Cancer Agency, Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation (VESKI), Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative, and the Operational Infrastructure Support program.

Further support was received from the: