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Dementia Action Week Grants – Applications now open

10 May 2023

The Foundation’s annual Dementia Action Week Grant programme is now open for applications. Dementia Action week takes place from 15-23 May 2023, raising awareness and understanding of dementia and encouraging people to “Act on Dementia”.

The Foundation will be awarding 30 grants of up to £1000 to small dementia clubs and memory cafes across the country providing an invaluable service to people in the community. Applications close on Friday 26th May and recipients will be notified shortly afterwards. To apply please visit: Who We Support | McCarthy Stone (

Funding will be prioritised to grassroots clubs with annual income of less than £25,000 p.a. To qualify, your club must be independent, with its own constitution and bank account. Grants cannot be paid to individuals or profit-making organisations (you can read our Grant Making Policy on our website at Our Policies | McCarthy Stone (

We’re looking forward to reading about your work. If you wish to submit any supporting documents or images, please do so directly to our Foundation Coordinator [email protected]

Buddies Dementia Cafe. A 2022 McCarthy Stone Foundation Grantee.