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Approved grants

For a list of grants that have been approved see the Approved grants page


Building Excellence in Support and Training

The Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program supports ex-service organisation (ESO) practitioners and advocates to provide pensions and welfare assistance to the veteran and Defence community. It also links closely to the Training and Information Program, which provides the essential skills for claims, advocacy and welfare work.

More information about BEST program and how to apply

Grants for National Organisations

This program aims to support the role of National ESOs to provide coordinating and representational support within the veteran and Defence community.

More information about Grants for National Organisations and how to apply

Long Tan Bursary scheme

The Long Tan Bursary scheme provides funding to help Australian Vietnam Veterans' children meet the cost of post‑secondary education and obtain the formal qualifications and skills to pursue their chosen career.

More information about Long Tan Bursary scheme and how to apply

Overseas privately-constructed memorial restoration program

The Overseas Privately-constructed Memorial Restoration program provides grants to assist Australian veterans and other individuals in the restoration and preservation of existing overseas military unit and battle memorials.

More information about Overseas Privately-constructed Memorial Restoration program and how to apply

Saluting Their Service commemorations grants

Saluting Their Service grants support projects and activities which promote appreciation and understanding of Australia’s servicemen and women who served in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

More information about Saluting Their Service grants and how to apply

Veteran and Community Grants

The Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program aims to improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community. This program provides funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

More information about Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program and how to apply

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