Each year the Ministry of Social Development provides up to $750,000 in funding for policy-relevant children and families research projects. The fund is open to non-government organisations, academics, public or independent research organisations, and government agencies with demonstrated research capability.

The Minister for Social Development, Hon Carmel Sepuloni, today announced the outcome of the 2018/2019 funding round. In this third funding round we received 28 research proposals from 14 institutions, the highest response to the fund to date.

The five successful applicants from Round 3 are:

Children and Families Research Fund Round 4

We are excited to announce that Round 4 of the fund will be open to applicants from Tuesday 04 June to Friday 26 July. For more information on Round 4 and previous rounds clickhere.

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