Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Grants & Funding

Page last updated: 20 February 2018

The DACS fund supports emerging priorities and challenges in aged care, focusing on areas such as:

  • dementia
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual and Intersex
  • people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.

Funding under DACS is open to all applicants that fulfil the eligibility requirements in Section 4.1 of the DACS Guidelines

Open processes are advertised through the Department of Health’s Tenders and Grants  and the Grants Connect Hub.

There are no current funding rounds open for the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.

Apply for Funding

To be considered for funding, applicants must propose to undertake activities that meet the aims, objectives and priorities for DACS and comply with the terms of the application documentation.

Assessment of supporting documentation is undertaken in accordance with the requirements of the Commonwealth Grant Rules and Guidelines 1 July 2014 .

Results of the 2016 DACS funding Application Rounds

Since the inception of DACS in July 2015 there has been two (2) DACS Grant Funding rounds for 2016; they include: