Round 6 Applications Open Now
The ARIIA Grants program supports high-quality research studies and findings that address important gaps in aged care workforce capability and knowledge, and lead to relevant, translational research findings for the benefit of the sector.
Round 6 open 1 May 2023, closes 23 June 2023
Review grant eligibility criteria for more details. A copy of the the grant guidelines is available on the application form via SmartyGrants.
Our Aged Care Priorities
The ARIIA Grants program will fund projects that align with ARIIA’s aged care priorities. The upcoming grant applications round will specifically focus on the following 11 key topics.
Technology in aged care
Palliative care & end of life
Rehabilitation, reablement & restorative care
Meaningful lifestyle activities
Mental health & wellbeing
Urgent & critical need: COVID-19
Urgent & critical need: Infection control
A Funding Pathway for ARIIA Innovators
ARIIA grants is a key funding pathway for participants of ARIIA’s Innovator Training Program. Innovators who move on to participate in the Aged Care Partnering Program will work with ARIIA and industry partners to develop a project for implementation in their organisation, and can apply for funding for an ARIIA grant. Find out more about our Innovator pathway programs below.
Who can apply for ARIIA Grants?
ARIIA Grants are open to consortiums seeking to undertake projects that can address one of our sector priorities and will contribute to the betterment of aged care service delivery, improved adoption of technology and increased quality of care.
Innovators, and their associated organisations, who have participated in the Aged Care Partnering Program and developed a project that is scalable and aligned to one of ARIIA's sector priorities can also apply.
For more details, review ARIIA's Grant eligibility criteria.
How much funding can I apply for?
ARIIA are offering grants of up to $160,000 ex GST for project implementation over a 12-month period.
Please note, a co-contribution of at least 20% (ex GST) that contributes towards eligible project expenditure is also required.
For more details, please see ARIIA Grants eligibility criteria.
When are applications open?
ARIIA Grants will be offered across up to six rounds over two years.
The current round (Round 6) is now open. Grant Guidelines and the application form can be accessed via SmartyGrants. See eligibility criteria for more details.