Funding Opportunities

 New Initiatives Funding Scheme



Applications are now invited for the Adelaide Health Foundation’s [AHF] 2022 New Initiatives Scheme. The Scheme provides funding for new developmental initiatives in Tallaght University Hospital. 

Total available €40K fund and amounts of up to of €10K can be applied for. 

 The scheme funds new patient focused initiatives which directly or indirectly improves services for TUH patients. It is open to all departments. 

The applicant must have secured advance approval from the Hospital’s Executive Management Team[EMT] for their project.

Applications will be assessed by a panel from AHF/Innovate Health and are subject to TUH Executive Management Team [EMT] and AHF Board approval.

The following criteria will apply in assessing each application:

  1. Service development – how the initiative will improve services for patients directly or indirectly
  2. Evaluation – how the initiative will be evaluated in relation to quality, effectiveness and efficiency
  3. Cost benefit analysis – how the initiative’s present costs will lead to benefits in the future. The application should set out the costs of the project (must include VAT if applicable) and state what grant is being sought.
  4. Timeline - when the project would be expected to commence and timescale to completion.
  5. Report - Commitment to provide a report on the project to AHF. 
  6. Strategic alignment - how the project aligns to both Adelaide strategy and TUH strategy
  7. Feasibility or ease of implementation - identification and mitigation of barriers to implementation of the project

General queries can be directed to Esther by emailing

AHF Strategy Overview 2022 - 2025

TUH Innovation Strategy



Adelaide Strategy Overview