Lasting Legacies is the Queensland Anzac Centenary large grants program with funding between $20,001 and $80,000 available.
This grants program is currently closed. Successful 2016 applications have been announced. The 16 successful applicants will share over $615,000 in funding for commemorative projects including an interactive kiosk, interpretive signage and memorial restorations. Learn more about their projects.
If you are considering applying for a Lasting Legacies grant in future rounds, 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 educational projects
- preservation and conservation, interpretation and/or display of First World War history, stories, memorabilia and artefacts
- the acquisition of First World War memorabilia
- the restoration or enhancement of existing memorials and honour boards
- public commemorative events.
As a guide, you can view the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions in the Lasting Legacies guidelines. Note, this document contains information from the previous round and is subject to change.
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.
Other grant funding is also available through various local, state and national grant programs.