DFC Community Engagement Grants

To support the development of local dementia-friendly community activity, 20 grants of $15,000 each are available to support Australian community and not for profit organisations. Grants will be administered via an expression of interest (EOI) process, with the below guidelines providing information about the requirements for the funding.

*Due to the large number of submissions received our review and assessment timeframe is being extended. Consequently successful recipients will be notified from early March. 

Contracts, fund allocation and projects will commence from mid March.

Timeframes and deliverables 

Action     Date
Expressions of interest open November 2017
Expressions of interest close 24 January 2018
Expressions of interest reviewed (including work plan), assessed and successful recipients informed 31 January 2018
Contracts provided for signature and projects commence From February 2018
Project update/story for inclusion on DFC Resource Hub due June - August 2018 (agreed and confirmed via contract)
Draft status report including updated work plan due 31 May 2019
Project funding finishes 30 June 2019
Final status report including updated work plan due 31 July 2019


Expression of interest applications have now closed.