The ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund has operated in South Australia since 2005. Annually there is $100,000 in grant funding available for distribution among successful applicants.

Under the ANZAC Day Commemoration Act 2005, funding may only be applied to specific purposes. Grants from the Fund in 2022-2023 can be used for:

  • Projects conducted by an incorporated organisation established for the purpose of helping or supporting, or having a membership consisting of or including, veterans or the spouses, domestic partners, children or other dependants of veterans (such as an ex-service organisation)
  • Projects with the purpose of educating the community about the significance of ANZAC Day
  • Projects with the purpose of conducting commemorative services on ANZAC Day.

Read about the successful applicants from the 2021-2022 Anzac Day Commemoration Fund grant round.

Applications are CLOSED

Applications closed on Monday 7 November 2022.

Late applications will not be considered.

For further information contact:
Clare Hennessy, Project Officer, Veterans SA
(08) 8226 8541
ANZACFundApplications@sa.gov.au

Eligibility criteria

Organisations are eligible to apply if they are:

  • An incorporated organisation established for the purpose of helping or supporting, or having a membership consisting of or including, veterans or dependants of veterans. This includes ex-service organisations.
  • A local government authority, a school, or an incorporated not for profit organisation, provided that the applicant’s project has the purpose of educating the community about the significance of ANZAC Day or conducting commemoration services on ANZAC Day.

In addition, applicant organisations must:

  • Have an ABN
  • Have met requirements for any previous grants received from Veterans SA, such as acquitting or reporting on grants.

Organisations that do not meet these requirements, such as unincorporated organisations, may partner with a lead applicant which meets eligibility requirements.

Applications must be authorised by an appropriate executive member of the organisation. Incomplete applications may not be accepted.

An applicant may only submit one application. Should an applicant submit two or more applications, all those applications may be deemed ineligible.

Alternative funding opportunities

The ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund is only one funding option available to organisations. Check with your local council to see if your project aligns with any of its grant programs.

The Government of South Australia has a number of grant opportunities for communities, clubs and individuals through .

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs manages a number of grants, including the Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program.

Download the guidelines