2018 Dementia Grants Program - Round 1 OPEN 

A 3-year, $1 million Dementia Australia Research Foundation - Yulgilbar Innovation Grant is on offer in Round 1, 2018.

The Grant is jointly funded by the Dementia Australia Research Foundation and The Yulgilbar Foundation, demonstrating our organisations’ collective commitment to supporting discoveries in dementia.

The purpose of this Grant is to fund generously a single, high-quality, innovative and possibly paradigm-changing research project that could transform the landscape of dementia research. The Grant is designed to attract proposals from new groups, which may be multi-disciplinary, bringing expertise from outside (as well as within) the field of dementia, and with the potential to offer new approaches and collaborations nationally and internationally.

For more information please visit our information for applicants page and be sure to check the eligibility requirements.

Outcomes will be announced in October 2018.

Supporting documents and required attachments

As well as completing an online application form, applicants must upload the following supporting documents (in PDF format) on the application portal:

Start or Resume Grant Application

Please note that you will be asked to create an account prior to completing the online application form. Log-in details will be sent to the email address you provide. If applicants experience technical errors when uploading an application, please contact:

2018 Dementia Grants Program - Round 2 OPEN IN JUNE 

A number of capacity building project grants and training fellowships will be on offer in Round 2 of the Dementia Grants Program. Further information will be provided when applications open in June 2018. 

Outcomes will be announced in December 2018. 

Please note that postdoctoral fellowships and PhD scholarships will not be offered in the 2018 Dementia Grants Program. 

The full list of successful applicants for the 2017 Dementia Grants Program can be viewed here.

2018 Dementia Grants Program Key Dates 

Round 1 – Dementia Australia Research Foundation - Yulgilbar Innovation Grant
OPEN Thursday 12 April 2018, 9.00am AEST 
CLOSE Thursday 31 May 2018, 5.00pm AEST 
Outcomes announced: October 2018 
Funding commences: January 2019 or by arrangement
Round 2 – Project Grants and Training Fellowships 
OPEN June 2018 
CLOSE July 2018 
Outcomes announced: December 2018 
Funding commences: January - March 2019


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