Grant Application Forms - Funding for 2023

The CRF is a Public Charitable Trust to support research conducted at Australian universities from funds generated via the levy on puppy registrations, fund raising functions, tax-deductible donations and bequests from the public. The purpose of the Foundation is provide funding for research directed at improving canine health.  

Canine health
 refers to research into disease and disease related processes, and/or the prevention of injury and/or disease. 

The disease / disease related processes should be a:

  • common problem observed in veterinary practice and / or
  • serious problem in a particular breed
  • Applicable to other breeds if appropriate

The research project should be specific to a canine health issue and demonstrate the potential impact of the health of dogs.

The CRF was founded by the VCA in 1992 and >100 research grants have been awarded for projects through to those commencing in 2022.  

As of 2019 only Dogs Victoria is contributing to the CRF fund. 

As such all activities are now handled by the CRF Trustees. 


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Guidelines for Grants - 2023

(PLEASE NOTE Due date has been amended to match date on Webpage - June 30, 2023)


Application Form - 2023 (Reloaded to page)

There was an issue with the link to the application form - This has now been resolved.

Applications due: Thursday June 30 at 5.00pm


ANY Questions?

email for all correspondence:  [email protected]

Contact Details

Secretary: L Brodie Liaison Officer: J West
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Email : [email protected] or [email protected]