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Veterans Grants

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program (GO3172)

The program is designed to:

  • preserve Australia’s wartime heritage
  • involve people around the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations
  • promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation. 

Community grants of a maximum of $10,000 are for local, community-based projects and activities.  (Please note: unincorporated entity grant activities can only receive up to $10,000.)

Eligible activities include the following (but please refer to the Guidelines for a complete list):

  • Development of a digital honour roll
  • Restoration of an honourboard
  • Purchase of a cabinet to display military memorabilia
  • Installation of a flagpole to display Australian National Flag/son days of commemoration

Major grants of $10, 001-$150, 000 are for major commemorative projects and activities.

Eligible activities include the following (but please refer to the Guidelines for a complete list):

  • Construction of a new memorial to commemorate Australian service personnel killed whilst serving in the Australian Defence Force in Afghanistan
  • Construction of an interactive memorial walking track dedicated to Australian service personnel from the Vietnam war.
  • Publication of a book commemorating Australian service personnel from the Malayan Emergency.
  • Development of a digital honour roll and interpretive signage to commemorate the history of service personnel from a particular region
  • Development of a documentary commemorating Australian Prisoners of War

Total funding amount $3.5 million for 2020-21

Closes 11 February 2021 (Batch 3)

For more information, please click here and here.

  

Community War Memorial Fund

This program aims to help conserve, repair and protect war memorials across NSW to support community commemoration.

Grants of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) are available. Grants for improving the accessibility of war memorials are capped at $2,000 (excluding GST).

Eligible activities include:

1. Specialist conservation advice for war memorials

2. Preservation work

3. Restoration work

4. Other works to improve equitable access to a memorial or relocation of memorials for public safety ($2,000 cap)

Closes 11 February 2021

For grant guidelines, please click here.

Veteran and Community Grants (GO4499)

The objective of this grant is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

The intended outcomes of the program are to deliver projects that:

  • are sustainable and have an ongoing benefit for members of the Australian veteran community
  • increase opportunities for members of the Australian veteran community to engage in social and community activities and/or improve health behaviours and support healthy places.

There have been a number of changes to the Veteran and Community Grants Program for 2020-21, including changes to the eligibility criteria, maximum grant value, and considerations for grants activities in the COVID-19 environment. Please ensure you read the Grant Opportunity Guidelines carefully before filling out an application form.

Closes 29 January 2021.

For grant guidelines, please click here.

 

Supporting Younger Veterans Grants Program (GO4537)

The objectives of this grant are to help the younger veterans’ community by building on the services available to them as well as raise general community awareness of the issues they face.

The intended outcomes of the program are to:

  • support the development of well-researched and tailored services for the younger veterans’ community, with a particular focus on services supporting those at risk of experiencing poor mental health
  • develop capability within the veteran community that services the unique needs of the younger veterans’ community
  • fund organisations that can sustainably deliver services to the younger veterans’ community now and into the future
  • increase collaboration amongst organisations to expand services and harness existing expertise for the benefit of the younger veterans’ community
  • increase awareness of younger veterans’ community issues and/or services within the Australian and veteran communities, where doing so would benefit the younger veterans’ community.
     

To be eligible you must be one of the following:

  • an Ex-Service Organisation (ESO) that specifically provides support and services to members of the younger veterans’ community; and/or are adapting their business model to focus on this cohort
  • a non-ESO (an organisation external to the ESO community) operating as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust that includes an ESO
  • a non-ESO in a partnership or consortia arrangement with at least one ESO that directly provides support and services to members of the younger veterans’ community 

Closes 5 February 2021

For grant guidelines, please click here.

 

 

 

 

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