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 with the purpose of educating the community about the significance of South Australia’s military history,
- projects with the purpose of conducting commemorative activities for any conflict, not limited to commemorations for Anzac Day,
- projects conducted by an organisation established for the purpose of helping or supporting, or have a membership consisting of or including, veterans or the spouses, domestic partners, children or other dependants of veterans (such as an ex-service organisation).
Read about the successful applicants from the first round of the 2022-2023 Anzac Day Commemoration Fund grant round.
Applications are CLOSED
Applications for the second round of funding for the 2022-23 financial year closed on Monday 13 March 2023.
For further information contact:
Clare Hennessy, Project Officer, Veterans SA
(08) 8226 8541
Organisations are eligible to apply if they are:
- an incorporated organisation established for the purpose of helping or supporting, or have 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 Australia’s military history or conducting commemoration services for any conflict.
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 not meeting these requirements, such as unincorporated organisations, may partner with a lead applicant which meets the 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 submitted 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.
Previous fund recipients:
Round 9 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2022 – 2023 Round 1
Round 8 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2021 – 2022
Round 7 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2020 – 2021
Round 6 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2019 – 2020
Round 5 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2018 – 2019
Round 4 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2017 – 2018
Round 3 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2016 – 2017
Round 2 – Anzac Day Commemoration Grant 2015 – 2016