Dementia Friendly Community Engagement Grants

Application Date: 
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:30pm to Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:30pm
Outside Queensland
$15,000 each (20 grants available)

To support the development of local dementia-friendly community activities, Dementia Australia is offering 20 grants of $15,000 each for Australian community and not for profit organisations to work on dementia-friendly projects. Grants will be administered via an expression of interest (EOI) process.

Funding Available

Up to twenty grants of $15,000 will be provided through this program. Funding will support activity until June 2019. Successful applicants will be provided with an initial payment of $10,000 with the remaining payment of $5,000 payable on submission of final status report deliverable.


Required outcomes include:

  • Meaningful involvement of people living with dementia in all aspects of the project
  • Engage and collaborate with the local Dementia Friendly Consumer Advisory Group where available.
  • Engage and collaborate local partnerships that will support the dementia-friendly community initiative; such as local council, business, education and/or community organisations
  • Provide final report of program outcomes and content for inclusion on DFC Resource Hub.

Further information can be found in the application guidelines.

Expressions of interest close: 24 January 2018

Download application guidelines