AIFA News | AIFA 2019 grant round opens 15 January 2019


15 January 2019


AIFA 2019 grant round opens 15 January 2019

It is a pleasure to invite you to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for an AIFA grant for allergy/immunology research by the closing date of 15 April 2019. 

To find out how to submit an EOI go to   

For further information email

Due to the generous support of individuals, families and organisations over the past few years, a total of $120,000 in AIFA grants will be awarded in 2019:

  • $40,000 - Food Allergy research grant
  • $30,000 - ASCIA 30th Anniversary research grant
  • $25,000 - Primary Immunodeficiencies clinical research grant supported by CSL Behring
  • $15,000 - Hereditary Angioedema clinical research grant supported by CSL Behring
  • $10,000 - Food Allergy research grant supported by DBV Technologies

The first AIFA grants were awarded in 2015 and a total of $160,000 has been awarded to date. For information about these projects go to   

AIFA research grants are selected each year through a robust selection process, involving an independent, voluntary panel of leading experts.  Their track record in selecting projects is outstanding.  Out of the eight projects funded by AIFA, two have since been recognised with further funding by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

To donate to AIFA go to  

  • 100% of all donations to AIFA go directly to fund AIFA research grants
  • All donations of $100 or more are perpetually acknowledged on the AIFA website       
  • Significant donors (of $10,000 or more) may request targeted research project funding in particular areas.
  Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA)
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PO Box 450 Balgowlah NSW 2093 Australia 
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All donations are tax deductible

AIFA aims to improve the health of people with allergy and other immune diseases by funding medical research