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How is the Institute funded?

Our funding 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:

  • Australian Government
  • Victorian Government
  • Donations and bequests, private donors
  • Philanthropic grants - Australian and overseas trusts and foundations
  • Research partners

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

Detailed funding information is available in our annual reports or contact us at

Income and expenditure charts
2017 income and expenditure