We push the boundaries

of knowledge, celebrating fundamental discoveries and practical application alike because we know that both are required to make advances in healthcare.

We bring together the best minds

to solve critical health challenges for Australia – working shoulder-to-shoulder across science, and with clinicians, fellow researchers, industry and the community.

We believe that science can, and should make a real contribution

to the society it serves for the good of all.

We need champions and ambassadors, friends and donors

who will take up the cause of medical research and invest in our work.

Help unlock the power of discovery by making a donation

Your gift will support medical discoveries that transform lives.

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Our programs

Discovery Fund: Creating research excellence

Support SVI’s research into perpetuity by becoming a Discovery Fund member. This long-term endowment fund enables a reliable cashflow through income generated from its capital.

Rising Stars: Supporting young scientists

Support the research projects of our brightest postdoctoral researchers through a Rising Star Award or a Rising Star Fellowship.

Top-up Scholarships for PhD students

Additional financial support awarded to high-achieving PhD students.

Catalyst Circle: Acquiring cutting-edge equipment

Help fund the purchase of powerful equipment and technologies.

Impact projects: Changing how medicine is practised

These ambitious initiatives seek to change how medicine is practised – bringing the skills of our scientists in discovering new mechanisms of disease together with clinical collaboration to put this new knowledge to work.

Women in Science Help (WISH): Supporting high-achieving women

SVI is committed to capitalising on all of our nation’s available talent. Help support our female researchers be removing the barriers to full participation in a science career.

Disease-specific support: Changing health outcomes

Our Foundation team are keen to hear about your personal and family disease interests and to work with you to ensure your support can accelerate discovery and its application into healthcare.

Ways to give

There are many ways to give to SVI. Your generous support will be a tremendous source of inspiration as we make discoveries that will improve the health of Australians.

  • Single donations
  • Regular donations
  • Leading gifts
  • Endowment giving
  • Bequests and gifts in memoriam
  • Corporate partnerships
  • Workplace giving