Saluting Their Service Community Commemorative Grants

Category Commemorative

Status Open

Selection Process Open

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open non-competitive process to apply for grant funding under the Community Commemorations Grants Program. The application period for this grant opportunity will open on 1 May 2018 and close on 26 March 2019. Applicants must submit their applications by the final closing date and time.

The Saluting Their Service Community Commemorations Program (the Program) is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations, and promote appreciation and understanding of the role that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

The objectives of the Program are to acknowledge and commemorate those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

Batching of assessment of applications

The Hub will divide the assessment of applications into three batches. Each batch will contain applications that have been submitted for the grant opportunity over a four‑month period. The table below identifies the cut-off dates for all three batches.


Applications included in batch



All applications submitted to the grant opportunity by 3 July 2018


All applications submitted to the grant opportunity by 27 November 2018


All applications submitted to the grant opportunity by 2:00 PM AEDT on 26 March 2019

More information

More information about Community Commemorative Grants, as well as requirements for applicants, can be found in the following documents:

  • Grant Opportunity Guidelines
  • Questions and Answers
  • Sponsored Organisation – Letter of Declaration Template
  • Commonwealth Letter of Agreement Conditions
  • Sample Application Form

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Other future grant opportunities are published on GrantConnect, the new Whole of Government information system for Australian Government grants.

Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 and/or

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found at the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2017-1024 – Community Commemorative Grants when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

Grant Opportunity Documents