Saluting Their Service Grants Program – Applications now open

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The Albanese Government is committed to delivering the best possible services and supports to Defence personnel, veterans and families.

Applications are now open for community groups and ex-service organisations in Greenway for funding to support our veteran community and commemorate the service and sacrifice of current and former serving personnel. 

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program is designed to support the commemoration of Australian veterans and their families.

Community grants up to $10,000 and major grants up to $150,000 are on offer, with previous successful projects ranging from memorial walls and flagpole installations to video documentaries and solar light fittings.

Applications for this round of Saluting Their Service Grants close on 6 February 2024.

To be eligible, you must:

To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Local Government
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Partnership
  • Person
  • Sole Trader
  • Statutory Entity
  • Unincorporated Association – grant activities up to $10,000 only.

If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust, the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.

Applications from consortia are acceptable, as long as you have a lead applicant who is solely accountable to the Commonwealth for the delivery of grant activities and is an eligible entity as per the list above.

I encourage all eligible entities to submit an application.  Please see the attached links and documents for further information.

Applications for Batch 1 of the Saluting Their Service Grants close at 9:00 pm AEST on 13 June 2024.

To apply, you must:

  • complete the online application form, please see 'Submit Application' 
  • provide all the information requested
  • address all eligibility criteria and assessment criteria
  • include all necessary attachments
  • submit your application/s to the Community Grants Hub by 9:00 pm AEST on or before 13 June 2024.

You can find out more about this grant here.


Please feel free to contact the office of Michelle Rowland MP by email at [email protected] or call (02) 9671 4780 should you require further assistance with your application.