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Australian Bladder Foundation Grants


2018 Grant Round opens 18 May & closes 3 September

The Australian Bladder Foundation (ABF) has been established to promote the work of the Continence Foundation of Australia to build healthier communities. The aim is to raise vital funds to ensure the continued development of research to assist people with bladder and bowel dysfunction and incontinence in Australasia.


ABF research grants

ABF grant rounds support advances in knowledge that provide direct, tangible benefits in early prevention, detection and management of bladder and bowel dysfunction. Funding applications will be ratified by the Board of the Continence Foundation. The total amount awarded each year is at the discretion of the Board.

A grant application must outline a research proposal supported by a set of aims, methodology and the budget. Applications from a single or a team of investigators are invited as well as new investigators.

The ABF Advisory Committee, ratified by the Board of the Continence Foundation, will review the applications for scientific merit and select the successful grant recipients


Who may apply?

 Only health professional members of the Continence Foundation of Australia may apply for ABF grants.

Become a member of the Continence Foundation.

Applicants may submit more than one grant application. Grants may range from $5,000 to $20,000 per application.


Please direct all enquiries to research@continence.org.au or phone 03 8692 8400

The Continence Foundation of Australia would like to thank the UroGynaecological Society of Australasia for their support to Australian Bladder Foundation's 2018 grant round.