HCF researchfoundation

The HCF Research Foundation (the Foundation) is charitable trust which was set up to encourage research and enquiry into the provision, administration and delivery of health services in Australia for the benefit of HCF contributors and the Australian public generally.

We encourage examination and improvement of the provision, administration and delivery of health services to consequently effect positive changes to the health of all Australians.

expression of interest

Expressions of interest for 2017 are now closed. The next round of applications will open mid-2018.

The Foundation sends out email notifications to interested researchers, institutions and organisations. You can add yourself or your organisation to the Foundations email distribution list to be notified of upcoming EOI’s and other Foundation activities.

Learn more about the expression of interest program

About the foundation

Our history, mission and vision. Read a message from our Chair, as well as find out more about our Foundation Directors. You can also view our media releases, and download our annual Year in Review.

Research projects

Here you will find a list of exciting research projects currently underway.


Learn more about our the successful research outcomes achieved by our independent researchers. 


Everything you need to know about applying for a research grant through the Foundation’s Expressions of Interest Program.

How to contact us

Email: hcf_foundation@hcf.com.au

Phone: Wayne Adams, HCF Research Foundation Manager - 0400 002 105