Grants

Armistice Centenary Grants Program – Now Open

Crowds in Martin Place, Sydney, on Armistice Day, celebrating the end of the war

The Grayndler electorate has $50,000 to fund projects valued between $3,000 and $50,000 to local community organisations, schools and councils to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open and close on Friday 15 December 2017.

Examples of projects that could receive funding include:

  • A public commemoration of the Centenary of Armistice Day
  • New war memorials where none exists and will be the focus of community commemoration
  • New rolls, plaques or honour boards
  • Restoration of existing memorials
  • Preservation and display of artefacts
  • School initiatives undertaken by students that focus on Australia’s military involvement and are relevant to the community
  • Educational and cultural projects with a military heritage focus
  • Hire of equipment for commemorative events
  • Purchase items necessary for a project such as flagpoles, monuments, display cabinets for memorabilia and art supplies

To be eligible for funding, the applicant must be an organisation of one of the following types:

  • An incorporated organisation (if seeking funding of $10,000 or more)
  • Ex-service organisation
  • Not-for-profit community organisation
  • School or educational institution
  • Museum or cultural institution
  • Historical association
  • An Australian local government body

How do I apply?

Applying for an Armistice Centenary Grants is a two-step process.

  1. Fill out an Expression of interest which will be considered by the Community Consultative Committee. Expression of interest (word doc) Please return the completed form to 334a Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204 or via email to a.albanese.mp@aph.gov.au
  2. Successful EOI applications will be invited to submit a formal submission to the Department of Veterans Affairs due by 28 February 2018.

For more information visit GrantConnect

For information on submitting an expression of interest or to find out about the eligibility criteria please call the electorate office on 9564 3588.

Contact Anthony

(02) 9564 3588 Electorate Office

Email: A.Albanese.MP@aph.gov.au

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