Grants and Funding

Impact Grants

GenQ Health and Wellbeing Impact Grants


The aim of the GenQ Health and Wellbeing Impact Grants Scheme is to support innovative ideas or approaches that will leverage existing knowledge that has high potential to influence health and wellbeing promotion and/or practice across nutrition, physical activity, sleep, wellbeing and/or health equity, and lead to improved, sustainable and equitable health and wellbeing outcomes at the population level with a focus on infants, children and young people.

Research funded through this scheme should focus on the following objectives:

    • Developing research partnerships between researchers, decision-makers and communities
    • Creating evidence-based research informed by the community need, and input from community, researchers and policy-makers
    • Applying research to drive impact and scale at the local and/or state population level, using a systems-based approach to meet the outcomes listed below
    • Supporting the selection, adaptation and implementation of innovations that align with local and/or state populations’ needs and priorities, and
    • Evaluating the effectiveness and further scalability of innovations.

Eligible applicants

  • Approved NHMRC Administering Institution (AI) OR partner with an Institution that is an approved Queensland-based NHMRC AI and will submit the application and administer any successful funding (if awarded)
  • Deliver activities solely in Qld

For further eligibility details please refer to our guidelines.


Up to $200,000 for initiatives for up to 18 months.

Key dates

Stage Criteria Open Close
Stage 1: EOI Expression of interest open to eligible applicants 23 February 2023 22 March 2023
Notification Applicants notified of outcome 23 May 2023
Stage 2: Full Application Applicants shortlisted in Stage 1 invited to Stage 2 23 May 2023 27 June 2023
Notification Applicants notified of outcome 20 September 2023


Last updated 13 October 2023