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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO3511

Grants-in-Aid

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

Phone:
1800 020 283

Email Address:

Web Address:

GO ID:
GO3511
Agency:
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Close Date & Time:
27-Feb-2020 11:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2019-2922
Primary Category:
361003 - Veterans
Publish Date:
15-Jan-2020
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

FO Reference:

Description:

The Australian Government is inviting applications through a targeted competitive process to apply for grant funding under Outcome 2.4 Veterans Community Care and Support – Grants-in-Aid Program. 

The program aims to fund discrete projects or activities by national ex-service organisations (ESOs) that address a specific problem or issue and will achieve a clear benefit to the ex-service and Defence community. 

This program is open to bona fide national ESOs and 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.

The objective of the grant opportunity is to fund discrete projects or activities that address a specific problem or issue and will achieve a clear benefit to the Australian ex-service and Defence community.

The intended outcomes of the program are to:

  • encourage co-operation and communication between the ex-service community, ESOs and the Australian Government

  • assist ESOs to:

    • support their branches, sub-branches and affiliated organisations in performing compensation or wellbeing advocacy or other welfare work
    • advance the objectives of all ESOs more generally, including improved co-operation and communication between national bodies, branches, sub-branches and affiliated organisations on repatriation and military compensation matters.
Eligibility:

ONLY bona fide national incorporated ESOs are eligible to apply. 

For the purposes of Grants-in-Aid grants, a bona fide national incorporated ESO is considered to be an organisation:

  • which has direct links to the ex-service community

  • whose membership consists primarily of veterans, past and present members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and/or their dependants

  • which is established primarily to provide pensions, advocacy and/or welfare assistance to veterans, past and present members of the ADF and/or their dependants

  • which does not operate as a business or charge any fee for acting on behalf of the veterans, past and present members of the ADF and/or their dependants in the provision of claims or welfare services

  • which has objectives that aim to benefit the welfare of its members nationally

  • which is incorporated.

Instructions for Application Submission:

 To apply go to the application form here.

 

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Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

Phone:
1800 020 283

Email Address:

Web Address: