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Alzheimer's Research UK are offering grants of up to £25,000 to support public engagement projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  *   Engage with under-served audiences on the topic of dementia, including minority ethnic communities, marginalised or socioeconomically disadvantaged people.

  *   Build knowledge and engage the public with the topic of brain health.

  *   Engage and create dialogue with people about the progress being made in dementia research.

The scheme is open to people, organisations and communities with the ideas, passion and ability to realise innovative public engagement projects on the topic of dementia.

They encourage applicants to forge links with communities, collaborators or groups to strengthen ideas, and we will be facilitating relationship building during the second stage of the application process.

Funding is offered at three tiers:

  • Bronze up to £5,000
  • Silver up to £15,000
  • Gold up to £25,000

The first step in the application process is to submit an Expression of Interest. At this stage you do not need a detailed plan.

ARUK are holding an information webinar on 30 June, 11am-12pm (BST), to share more detail on the Inspire Fund and to answer questions from potential applicants. Click here to sign up to the event. There's also a speed networking event where academics can meet potential partners.

You'll find an FAQ, full details and previously funded projects for inspiration their website.

 

Deadline for Expressions of Interest is 5pm (BST) 4 August. 

Full details and application