Communities across Sunraysia can now apply for the Federal Governments two grants programs to help support returning service men and women.
Major commemorative grants refer to funds in excess of $4,000 for significant projects at a National, or, State level.
Last year community groups throughout the region were awarded more than $190,000 in grants for local projects like history research, restoration of memorials, construction of new memorials, flag poles and commemorative ceremonies.
The funds come with two schemes, ‘Saluting their Service’ and ‘Supporting Younger Veterans’. Both are focused on improving the quality of life for returning servicemen and women as they transition back into civilian life.
Applications close Friday September 1st.