Apply For A Grant

Are you the future of Lewy body dementia research?

The Lewy body Society is the only UK charity that focuses solely on Lewy body dementia. As a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities, we run regular grant rounds for UK researchers to apply for funding. In 2022, we awarded our largest ever pot £464,000 to four studies into the disease.

We are here to help

The grant round for 2024 opens 7th February and closes 26th April.

We are the only charity dedicated solely to Lewy body dementia in the UK. Through our application and review process we aim to fund the highest quality research so that we can make a real difference to the lives of people with LBD.

We are pleased to announce that the call for applications to our 2024 grant round is now open.

We welcome applications for projects that will increase our understanding of Lewy body dementia as well as improving care for people living with this condition and their families and carers.

Opening date: Wednesday 7th February 2024
Deadline for applications: Friday 26th April 2024 at 12 noon
Decisions and Start Dates: Our intention is to communicate funding decisions by the end of October 2024.

What do we fund?

The Lewy Body Society will consider any application that is relevant to dementia with Lewy bodies in our grant round. For this call, the society has in the region of £500,000 to allocate and will aim to fund 3 – 5 projects. Grants will be awarded for a maximum duration of 3 years.

We will fund:~
PhD studentships
Junior Fellowships
Innovative awards
Project grants

Before starting an application please visit our website for further information and guidance about applying.

Grants are tenable only at a UK host institution.

Principal applicants or a co-applicant from the same institution as the principal applicant should hold employment contracts that extend beyond the period of the grant.

If you would like more information, please email: