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This program aims to support the role of National ex‑service organisations (ESOs) which provide coordinating and representational support within the veteran and Defence community.

This program, open to bona fide national ESOs, also provides funding to encourage cooperation and communication between the ex-service community, ESOs and the Australian Government. Funding for national ESOs aims to encourage the advancement of the objectives of ESOs.

For an overview of the program please refer to the factsheet Grants-In-Aid.

How to apply

The Grants in Aid (GIA) program is conducted annually. Applications for the GIA Funding Round 19 will open from 1 February 2017 and close on 1 March 2017.

To apply please click on the links below:

Approved grants lists

For information on approved grants see the approved grants page.

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