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About Us

The Hospital Research Foundation Group fights against disease and illnesses by funding vital medical research and patient care services in the community.

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Together, fight...

...for better health and wellbeing for our community.

Together with our generous supporters, we fight for better health and wellbeing through life-changing medical research and improved healthcare.

We have a proud 57 year history, starting as The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Foundation in 1965 which supported a single hospital and research institute. Now, we support research and patient care initiatives across ALL public hospitals, universities and medical research centres in South Australia. And through our Group model, we are proudly expanding our impact nationally and internationally!

Our Mission
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We are committed to the highest standards in fundraising practice.

The Hospital Research Foundation Group recognises the importance of trust. When you make the generous decision to support any of The Hospital Research Foundation Group charities, you can be confident that we will keep our promise to you.

Together with your help, we can make a lasting and meaningful contribution to the health and wellbeing of our loved ones, the community and future generations.

  • icon lock Privacy Always respect your privacy and never share your data with any other charities
  • icon addressbook Contact Keep you updated on the impact and outcomes of your support, in the manner in which you prefer
  • icon crosshairs Feedback Welcome your feedback at all times
  • icon giving Transparency Be open and transparent with how your gifts are used, and use them carefully and cost effectively as you intend
  • icon heartmessage Thank You Always say thank you, no matter how big or small your contribution
  • icon giving Trust As proud members of the Fundraising Institute of Australia, we are required to adhere to the FIA Code of Conduct, in place to raise standards of conduct across the fundraising sector.

About Us

At The Hospital Research Foundation Group, we are passionate about supporting world-class medical research and improved care that has a local, national and international impact.

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Our Team

Everyone at The Hospital Research Foundation Group is passionate and proud of what we do and why we do it.

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Board & Governance

Our Board is responsible for the overall governance, management and strategic direction of the organisation.

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The Hospital Research Foundation Group proudly works with corporate partners and other leading organisations in the health industry to progress lifesaving research and improve care for our community.


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The Hospital Research Foundation Group understands the importance of trust and transparency to our supporters.

Our Annual Reports include our audited financial statements.

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Research & Services

The Hospital Research Foundation Group supports more than 50 areas of medical research and provides services to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

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Support Us

As South Australia’s largest non-government medical research funder, our world-leading researchers and clinicians are 100% dependent on the support of incredible people like you.

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Who We Help

"Without the Foundation…Dr Coates wouldn’t have been able to restore my life."

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Our Charities

The Hospital Research Foundation Group consists of many charities,
giving you the choice to support an area of research or patient care that matters most to you.

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