Policy, Research, Grants & International

AAG Research Trust

AAG Research Trust stimulates research that improves the experience of ageing through innovation in policy and practice.

AAG Research Trust has three grant giving programs, namely: 

  • Hal Kendig Research Development Program, 2021 funding round now open – closes 19th July Click here for further info and to apply
  • Strategic Innovation Program, 2022 funding round will be open from late January Click here for further info
  • RM Gibson Program, 2022 funding round will be open from late January Click here for further info 

On 11th February 2021 we held a free webinar providing hints and tips for applying to funding programs, along with an insight into the structure and workings of the AAG Research Trust and its Grant award processes. Our live Q&A panel were then able to answer questions from our audience of potential applicants.

Click here to watch the recording


For information on the AAG Research Trust’s strategic directions for 2020-23, please click here

AAG Research Trust is the grant giving arm of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG). 

AAG Research Trust is a wholly independent charitable organisation relying entirely on individual and organisational gifts. Its deductible gift recipient status means that all donations of $2 and over to be tax deductible. The AAG Research Trust was set up in 2016, with AAG as the corporate trustee of the AAG Research Trust. Please click here for more information on the establishment of the AAG Research Trust. 

If you would like to make a donation to either the AAG Research Trust or a specific funding program within the Trust, please contact James Beckford Saunders, CEO – AAG and AAG Research Trust on 03 8525 0525 or enquiries@aag.asn.au

The Chair of the AAG Research Trust, Professor Linda Rosenman, said the grants provide support to creative and high quality projects that will make a difference in the field of ageing.

‘The AAG Research Trust has grown significantly since 2017 from one funding program for three grants distributing $15,000 to three funding programs offering ten grants that total $165,000. This would not be possible without the support of our most valued donors and partnerships including with the Dementia Australia Research Foundation.’ 

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