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Lasting Legacies

Lasting Legacies is the Queensland Anzac Centenary large grants program with funding between $20,001 and $80,000 available.

The 4 successful applicants from round five will share over $190,000 in funding for commemorative projects including an interactive kiosk, interpretive signage and memorial restorations. Learn more about their projects (PDF, 55KB).

Round six is open until 9pm Sunday, 25 February 2018. Please note that this is the final round of the Lasting Legacies grants program.

Key dates for Lasting Legacies

Round Open Close (9pm) Announcement
Round 1 Closed June 2014 (PDF, 464KB)
Round 2 Closed November 2014 (PDF, 722KB)
Round 3 Closed   December 2015 (PDF, 386KB)
Round 4 Closed February 2017 (PDF, 241KB)
Round 5 Closed December 2017 (PDF, 55KB)
Round 6 Monday 21 August 2017 Sunday 25 February 2018 May 2018

Additional funding rounds may be added at a later stage and dates are subject to change.

Only online applications will be accepted. View an example of the online application form (PDF, 648KB).

The online application process allows you to work and save your draft application across a period of time and submit when you're ready.

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If you are considering applying for a Lasting Legacies grant, the information below can be used as a guide.

Grants acknowledging the First World War or significant Queensland military milestones in the past 100 years are available for but not limited to:

  • historical research and education—digital innovation
  • the acquisition and preservation of war memorabilia
  • the restoration or enhancement of existing memorials and honour boards
  • public commemorative events, arts and culture.

As a guide, you can view the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions in the Lasting Legacies guidelines (PDF, 925KB). Note, this document contains information from the previous round and is subject to change.

Grants online presentation

Before applying for a Lasting Legacies grant we recommend watching the below presentation. Hosted by Captain Andrew Craig RAN (Retd), Chair of the Queensland Advisory Committee for the Commemoration of the Anzac Centenary, the presentation runs for 40 minutes and is designed to help organisations develop quality applications.

Your application

With your application, you are required to supply:

  • a valid ABN
  • comprehensive budget information
  • a copy of your organisation's certificate of incorporation
  • a copy of your organisation's constitution or governing rules
  • two current letters of support for your project. These should be from relevant respected community representatives external to the applicant organisation, or your local Member of Parliament, Councillor or Mayor.
  • details of any other sources of funding
  • copy of your bank statement
  • copy of appropriate insurance certificates (public liability $20 million)
  • quotes, art work, relevant permits or other supporting materials
  • a project plan.

Read the frequently asked questions for more information on applying for a Lasting Legacies grant. Note, these FAQs contain information from the previous round which is subject to change.

Caring for memorials and honour boards

Across the state, more than 1,300 war memorials commemorate Queensland’s involvement in conflicts dating from the Boer War to the present day. If you’re tasked to care for a memorial, or perhaps seeking funding to restore a memorial during the Anzac Centenary period, please take a moment to read through The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection’s guideline Caring for war memorials (PDF, 4.88MB).

Other grant funding is also available through various local, state and national grant programs.

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12 January, 2018

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