Veteran and Community Grants

 

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open, non-competitive process to apply for grant funding under the Veteran and Community Grants Program from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

The objective of the program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

The intended outcomes of the program are to:

  • Deliver projects that are sustainable, financially viable and have an ongoing benefit for members of the Australian veteran community; and
  • Deliver projects that increase opportunities for members of the Australian veteran community, associated with social activity and community participation and/or improve health behaviours and support healthy places.

 

To find out more information about this program and to apply visit- https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/veteran-and-community-grants-0 

Applications close 28th February 2020 11pm.

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Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program

 

The Australian Government is inviting applicants through an open competitive process to apply for grant funding during the 2019-20 financial year under Outcome 3.2 – Commemorative Activities -Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program.

The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

The objective of the program is to acknowledge and commemorate those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

To find out more information about this program and to apply visit- https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/saluting-their-service-cgp 

Applications close 31st March 2020 11pm.

 

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NAIDOC Week Grant

This week the Government announced a new grants program opened to the local community to showcase the best of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history during this year’s NAIDOC Week.

This year the theme, Always Was, Always Will Be., is an opportunity for all Australians to engage with Indigenous culture, gain a greater understanding of our nation’s shared history and celebrate the unique place Indigenous peoples have in our society.

Information on the 2020 NAIDOC grants funding round is available on the National Indigenous Australians Agency website, www.niaa.gov.au/naidoc, with applications closing 30 March at 8pm (AEDT). The application form for this grant can be found here.

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Our Marine Parks Grants Program- Round 2

 

This is an opportunity for organisations and communities to think creatively and put forward innovative, inspiring project ideas that help Australians to discover, connect and enjoy our Australian Marine Parks.

We are looking for new ways to improve how we monitor our marine parks and to celebrate them, such as holding a community festival to embrace the cultural connection with sea country or an art installation recognising the significance of Australian Marine Parks.There is an immense scope of opportunity, so we are encouraging anyone with an innovative idea to be a part of this exciting program.

You can apply for between $30,000 – $500,000. Applications close 11pm on 28th February 2020, to find out more about this program visit- https://parksaustralia.gov.au/marine/management/partnerships/our-marine-parks-grants/.

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