The Boosting Dementia Research Grants scheme has been developed in response to the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative announced by the Australian Government as part of the 2014-2015 budget.


Boosting Dementia Research Grants will provide financial support for individual researchers, teams of researchers or organisations to undertake research and implementation projects in identified priority areas that will deliver on the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) Strategic Roadmap for Dementia Research and Translation.

Open Calls for Boosting Dementia Research Grants

Priority Round 5 – Implementing Dementia Risk Reduction and Prevention Research

Priority Round 6 – Improving Dementia Data and Methods

Upcoming Calls for Boosting Dementia Research Grants

Nil at this time.

Closed Calls for Boosting Dementia Research Grants

Priority Round 4 – European Union Joint Program on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) Call for Multinational Projects on Health and Social Care for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Priority Round 3 – National Dementia Network 

Priority Round 2 – European Union Joint Programme –Neurodegenerative Disease (JPND): Call for Multinational Research Projects for Pathway Analysis across Neurodegenerative Diseases

Priority Round 1 – Implementation of Dementia Research into Clinical Practice and Care

Further information

If you require more information, direct your inquiry to your Research Administration Office in the first instance. If you require assistance and are unable to satisfy your concern by seeking assistance through your administering institution:

Contact the Research Help Centre on 1800 500 983, or email


Outcomes of funding rounds

Before you submit an application, please make sure you have:


Step One

Read all relevant reference material

GrantConnect GO Documents


Step Two

Liaised with your Administering Institution to identify any specific requirements that the institution may have


Step Three

Ensure your application is complete and correct.