Grants

2021 Dementia Grants Program -

ROUND 2 NOW OPEN

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation, with the support of the family of Faye Williams, is pleased to announce funding for two Innovation Grants, each valued at $375,000 over 3 years.

Supporting documents 

Applicants must provide the following documents (in PDF format):

  • Application Form
  • Academic CV for each Chief Investigator named on the application
  • Detailed Research Proposal
  • Evidence of ethics approval (if available)
  • Endorsement Form

Applications must be submitted via email to [email protected].

For further information, please see the Information for Applicants booklet or contact us at [email protected].

Outcomes will be announced in January 2022.


2021 Dementia Grants Program -

ROUND 1 CLOSED

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation is pleased to announce the following grant round supporting talented new, early and mid-career researchers.

1.  Up to 15, $75,000 capacity building Project Grants for new and early-career researchers, which includes:

  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Project Grants, including the Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Norma Beaconsfield Project Grant
  • Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Victoria Project Grant, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Pilot Grants, for nursing and allied health professionals in the areas of care or prevention

2.  Up to 4 Post-doctoral Fellowships for new and early-career researchers. The 3-year award includes salary (up to $110,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) and includes:

  • Race Against Dementia - Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, across the broad areas of dementia prevention or treatment
  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Post-doctoral Fellowship, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, in any area of dementia research

3.  Up to 4 Mid-Career Research Fellowships for researchers who are establishing their career in dementia research. The 2-year award includes salary (up to $145,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) and includes:

  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in any area of dementia research

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation has also partnered with the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Research Trust in 2021, to fund quality applications that seek to improve the lives of older people living with dementia, their families and carers. For further information, please visit the AAG website.

The full list of successful applicants for the 2020 Dementia Grants Program can be viewed here. To join our mailing list, please compete the form below or contact us at [email protected].


2020 DCRC World Class Research Projects - OUTCOMES ANNOUNCED

The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the World Class Research Projects. Five projects were funded across the following areas:

  • Reduce or delay risk of cognitive decline or dementia.
  • Develop evidence and promote the uptake measures that will help people live better with dementia, including but not limited to practice change initiatives, addressing stigma, promotion of autonomy and reablement.
  • Improve quality of care and quality of life for people living with dementia and carers in community, residential care or acute care.

The review was undertaken by the Dementia Australia Research Foundation Scientific Panel. Further information including the media release can be viewed here.


2021 Dementia Grants Program Key Dates 

Round 1 - Project Grants, Post-doctoral Fellowships and Mid-Career Research Fellowships

OPEN Tuesday 6 July 2021, 9.00am AEST
CLOSE Monday 30 August 2021, 5.00pm AEST
Outcomes announced: January 2022
Funding commences: January - March 2022 or by arrangement

Round 2 - Innovation Grants

OPEN Tuesday 27 July 2021, 9.00am AEST
CLOSE Monday 13 September 2021, 5.00pm AEST
Outcomes announced: January 2022
Funding commences: January - March 2022 or by arrangement


 

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