How we're funded

The Malaghan Institute is New Zealand's leading independent medical research institute. We are a registered charity and our pioneering research programmes rely on support from the community, the corporate sector, contestable grants and trusts.


We are honoured to receive support from the following organisations, businesses, trusts and individuals. 

AgResearch Ltd
Athur N Button Charitable Trust
BEA Trust
Beverley Romanes
Breast Cancer Research Trust
Cancer Society, National Office
Cancer Society, Wellington Division
Carol Tse (No2) Family Trust
Child Health Research Foundation
Coolbreene Trust
Edith Rose Isaacs Estate
EM Pharazyn Charitable Trust
Estate of Betty Stoker Charitable Trust
Estate of Colin Capper
Estate of David Hyrum Mead 
Estates of Ellen, Sinclair, Barbara and Alison Wallace
Estate of Ernest Robert Robinson
Estate of Hilary Ann Willberg
Estate of Ian William McKenzie
Estate of John Laughton Bitchener
Estate of Marjorie Nancy Bird
Estate of Maxine Anne Burrows
Estate of Monica Jean Taylor
Estate of Percival Kenneth Deal
Estate of Walter Arthur Clark
Estate of Ynys Alicia Blackburne
FH Muter Charitable Trust
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd
Foundation for Research, Science & Technology
G.H. Mander Trust
Gadbrook Trust
Genesis Oncology Trust
Glenpark Foundation
Grow Wellington
Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand
Health Research Council of New Zealand
Hugh Green Foundation
Humphry Bayly Charitable Trust
Infinity Foundation Ltd
James Russell Lewis Trust
Jennifier Smith Family Trust
John Holt Memorial Trust
Johnny Appleseed Charitable Trust
Keith Seagar Research Fund
Kelliher Charitable Trust
KIA Taylor Trust
Leukaemia & Blood Foundation of New Zealand
Lottery Health Research
Mangawhero Trust
Margaret Neave Charitable Trust
Marjorie Barclay Trust
Maurice Wilkins Centre
MB Johnson Trust
McDonald Family Trust
Melanoma Research Alliance
Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment
Motor Neurone Disease Association, New Zealand
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand
Nikau Foundation
NZ Community Trust
Pelorus Trust
Rex and Betty Coker Scholarship
Robert McClelland Trust
Roy McKenzie Medical Research Fellowship
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Spark Foundation
Springhill Charitable Trust & Frimley Foundation
Sugar Trust
Surgical Research Trust
Tangoio South Trust
Te Puna Trust
The David Levene Foundation
The Douglas Charitable Trust
The Dr Marjorie Barclay Trust
The Graham Hall Bequest
The Great New Zealand Trek Charitable Trust Inc
The Lion Foundation
The Margaret Ann Tibbles Charitable Trust
The Marsden Fund
The Nick Lingard Foundation
The Paddy Brow Charitable Trust
The Pegasus Sports Foundation
The Rotary Club of Port Nicholson
The Rotary Club of Wellington
The Southern Trust
The Thompson Family Foundation Inc
Wellington Medical Research Foundation
Zoar Trust

Grants by year

For a complete list of the grants received each year, please see our Annual Reports.