Policy, Research & International
AAG Research Trust
Australian Association of Gerontology Research Trust (AAG Research Trust) purpose is to provide funds for ‘research relating to, and for furthering the knowledge and understanding of, gerontology’ (Clause 4.1a, Trust Deed for AAG Research Trust).
The AAG Research Trust is a separate entity that is structured as a public ancillary fund with deductible gift recipient status, which means that all donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. Australian Association of Gerontology is the Trustee of the AAG Research Trust. The AAG Research Trust was set up in 2016. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
AAG has three grant giving programs, namely:
- AAG Research Trust Strategic Research Grants please click here
- Hal Kendig Research Development Program please click here
- RM Gibson Research Fund program, please click here
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 round for three grants distributing $15,000 to three funding rounds 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.’
Trust Deed for the AAG Research Trust Deed, please click here