For a list of grants that have been approved see the Approved grants page
- Grants schemes - an overview (GS01)
Grants schemes - an overview (GS01) (PDF 108 KB)
- Building excellence in support and training (GS02)
Building excellence in support and training (GS02) (PDF 131 KB)
- Grants for National Organisations
Grants for National Organisations (PDF 22 KB)
- Veteran and Community Grants (GS03)
Veteran and Community Grants (GS03) (PDF 120 KB)
- Long Tan bursary (GS04)
Long Tan bursary (GS04) (PDF 41 KB)
Building Excellence in Support and Training
The Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants programme 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.
Grants for National Organisations
This programme aims to support the role of National ESOs to provide coordinating and representational support within the veteran and Defence community.
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.
Overseas privately-constructed memorial restoration programme
The Overseas Privately-constructed Memorial Restoration programme provides grants to assist Australian veterans and other individuals in the restoration and preservation of existing overseas military unit and battle memorials.
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.
Veteran and Community Grants
The Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) programme aims to improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community. This programme provides funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing..