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Research Grants

2022 Te Whatu Ora - Waitematā Contestable Research Grants

These grants exist to support original high quality, investigator-initiated research conducted in the Te Whatu Ora - Waitematā District. 

Applications submitted for consideration must respond to questions relating to equity in the research.  

This year the grants will consist of: 

  • 1 x Project Grant valued at up to $60,000.
  • 2 x Small Project Grants, each valued at up to $20,000.

 The funds are not to support ‘add-on’ projects of larger, external studies.  

All budgets must have obtained budget review by the DHB’s Research Management Accountant.  Expenses permitted in the grant are listed in the Guidelines. 

 All projects must have received departmental / service sign-offs.  

 For questions relating to the grant, email Waitematā’s Research Grants Co-ordinator

The Research and Knowledge Centre cannot provide advice about the eligibility of the research topic. 

Research requiring Ethics approval will need to obtain this before any funds will be released. 

The grant round will close at 1pm on Friday, September 30th.  All applications should be submitted to

There will be no extensions to the closing date. Outcomes are expected to be announced in late October.