SALUTING THEIR SERVICE COMMEMORATIVE GRANTS PROGRAM

Applications for the current round of funding (2019 - 2020) are currently open, and close 11pm, 31st March 2020. To apply, or for more information, please visit the Community Grants Hub website here.

The 'Saluting Their Service' Commemorative Grants Program is an ongoing grants program delivered by the Department of Veterans' Affairs that provides funding of up to $150,000 for projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australian service personnel.

To be eligible, applicants must fall under one of the following categories:

  • Cooperative
  • Company (incorporated)
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Unincorporated Association – grant activities up to $10,000 only

Eligible programs and activities include:

  • Additions to, or restoration of, existing war or peace memorials, honour boards/rolls or plaques
  • Commemorative events for significant anniversaries of wars, conflicts or peace operations (a significant anniversary is defined as ending in a 5 or 0).
  • Construction of a new war or peace memorial, honour board/roll or plaque.
  • Digital content development (e.g. documentary, podcast, website or application).
  • Display and/or restoration of wartime memorabilia.
  • Flagpole supply and/or installation – maximum of $2,000 per project.
  • School initiatives and/or educational activities – including memorial gardens (which must include a commemorative plaque or plinth).

Applications for the current round of funding (2019 - 2020) are currently open, and close 11pm, 31st March 2020. To apply, or for more information, please visit the Community Grants Hub website here.


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