Armistice Grants

Expressions of interest are now being accepted for the Armistice Centenary Grants Program in the electorate of Melbourne.

Federal funding is available for community projects in Melbourne that commemorate and reflect on the Armistice of 1918 and the end of the First World War.

Grants may be available for projects including (but not limited to):

  • Community commemorations
  • Cultural or educational activities
  • The installation or restoration of memorials, plaques, or honour rolls that will be the focus of community commemoration
  • Printing or editing costs of relevant publications
  • School initiatives

To be eligible for a grant, you must conduct your project within the Federal Electorate of Melbourne and must be classified as one of the following eligible organisations:

  • an incorporated association (or a non-incorporated association if applying for an amount smaller than $10,000)
  • an ex-service organisation
  • a not for profit community organisation
  • a school, or other educational institution
  • a historical association

Grants of between $3,000 and $50,000 are available. The total funding pool for the electorate of Melbourne is $50,000.

The full program guidelines from the Department of Veterans' Affairs are available here

If you have any questions about the grants program or whether your project would be eligible, please contact Adam's office on 9417 0759 or email adam.bandt.mp@aph.gov.au . 

Expressions of interest can be submitted here (external link). All expressions of interest must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 6th February.

Expressions of interest will be considered by a community consultation panel and successful organisations will be invited to lodge formal applications with the Department of Veterans' Affairs, with a final closing date of 28 February.

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