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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 June 2018. All content was sourced directly from the web links identified below.

Veteran and Community Grants
Community Grants Hub

The Veteran and Community Grants program aims to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community by providing funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

Applications close 2pm, 28 February 2019.

Find out more.

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.

Applications for 2018 fellowships have now closed.

Find out more about the Fellowships.

Armistice Centenary Grants Program (ACGP)—Open
Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)

ACGP provides grants of between $3,000 and $50,000 for local community-based projects and activities that commemorate the end of the First World War and remember Australian service men and women from all conflicts.

Each Federal Electorate has a funding pool of $50,000 to support local commemorative projects. Applicants must be invited to apply by their local MP to receive an application form and be eligible to apply for a grant. Contact your local MP to express your interest.

Applications have now closed.

Further information, including the program guidelines, is available on the GrantConnect website (ACGP GO ID: GO660).

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.

Community Commemorative Grants provides up to $4000 for community-based commemorative projects and activities. Applications close 26 March 2019.

Major Commemorative Grants provide funding for state/territory or nationally significant commemorative activities which commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. Applications close 3 July 2018.

For further information, please visit the Commemorative Grants Section in DVA’s National Office website or phone 1800 026 185.

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.

More information.

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.

More information.

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 $375 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.

More information.

More information

Information on other grants programs and assistance available to Queenslanders can be found at:

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