Other grant programs
The Queensland Anzac Centenary Community Grants Program is just one of many grants programs available to Queensland individuals, communities and organisations to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.
Funding is available through various local, state and national grant programs as listed below.
When making an application to a grants program, please be transparent about any other applications for funding you have or intend to make.The following information is correct at the time of publishing 19 October 2015. All content was sourced directly from the web links identified below.
Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Fellowships
State Library of Queensland, through Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation will award a range of fellowships over the next four years that will focus on new insights into the Queensland experience of the First World War and its aftermath.
The 2016 fellowship applications close on 31 March 2016.
Saluting Their Service Commemorations Grants (STS)—Open
Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
STS grants support projects and activities that directly commemorate Australia’s servicemen and women who served in wars, conflicts and peace operations. Three categories of grants are available under the STS Program:
|Community Commemorative Grants||Vietnam War Commemorative Grants||Major Commemorative Grants|
|Grants up to a maximum of $4,000 are available for community-based commemorative projects and activities.
There are no set funding rounds or closing dates for these grants.
Applicants are advised to submit applications several months in advance of the project / activity for which funding is required.
|Grants between $4,000 and $20,000 are available for community-based projects and activities that directly commemorate any aspect of the Vietnam War, and which focus on camaraderie.
Applications are no longer being accepted.
|Grants in excess of $4,000 are available for projects and activities that are significant, usually from a national, state or territory perspective.
There are two funding rounds each year.
Round one will close 1 July 2016 for projects commencing no earlier than 1 October in the same year.
Round two will close 3 January 2017 for projects commencing no earlier than 1 April in the same year.
For further information, please visit the Commemorative Grants Section in DVA’s National Office website or phone 1800 026 185.
Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Public Grants Program
Australian Government, Department of Communications and the Arts
The Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund will provide $4 million over four years to support the development, production, presentation, exhibition or performance of arts and culture projects that interpret, explore and contribute to the Anzac story and the Anzac legacy. The $2 million Public Grants Program is open to individuals, organisations and groups, including cultural institutions, arts organisations and artists for collaborative, commemorative arts and culture projects that engage local communities and enhance understanding of the Anzac legacy. The successful applicants for round two have been announced.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
Queensland Government, Department of Justice and Attorney-General
The Gambling Community Benefit Fund is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program. Its objective is to allocate funding to not-for-profit community groups to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities. Funding of up to $35,000 (including GST) is available with four funding rounds per year.
Army History Research Grants
The Australian Army
The Army History Research Grants scheme supports and encourages research into the role and involvement of the Army in the development of the nation. The scheme is open to academic and non-institutional researchers. Grants are up to a maximum of $15,000 for one year.
The 2016/17 round will open in early January 2016.
Queensland RSL Community Grants or Sponsorship
Grants and sponsorships selection criteria and funding objectives can differ between RSL branches and clubs.
Please contact your local RSL sub-branch or club for more information on funding available and application dates.
Building our Regions Regional Infrastructure Fund
Department of State Development
The $200 million Building our Regions Regional Infrastructure Fund (Building our Regions) is a targeted infrastructure program for local government projects. The primary purpose of the Building our Regions program is to provide funding for critical infrastructure in regional areas of the state, while also supporting jobs, fostering economic development and improving the liveability of regional communities.
Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program
The Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program closed for applications on 30 May 2014. Applications are no longer being accepted.
Information on other grants programs and assistance available to Queenslanders can be found at: