words dementia large

Dementia & Aged Care Services Fund National Dementia Support Program


The National Dementia Support Program (NDSP) is a program delivered under Outcome 6.3 Aged Care Quality, through the Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Fund. The intended outcomes of the grant opportunity are to:

  • Increase the dementia literacy of people living with dementia and their carers and families;
  • Connect people living with dementia, their families and carers with services that may assist and set them on the right path to self-manage and live well with dementia for as long as possible; and
  • Enable the health and aged care sectors to better respond to increased rates of dementia in the community.

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN);
  • be registered for the purposes of GST;
  • be a permanent resident of Australia;
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution;

and be one of the following entity types:

  • a company incorporated in Australia;
  • a company incorporated by guarantee;
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust;
  • an incorporated association;
  • a partnership;
  • a joint (consortia) application with a lead organisation; 
  • a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation;
  • a publicly funded research organisation as defined in the glossary; or
  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

Applications close: 3 April 2019.

More information and application

See Original