Funding available for local war memorials and educational programs

Applications are open for the Community War Memorials Fund and the Anzac Community Grants Program.

Applications are open for the Community War Memorials Fund and the Anzac Community Grants Program.

FUNDING is now available to help preserve the Anzac legacy.

Applications are open for the Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) and the Anzac Community Grants Program (ACGP).

The funding will help protect and repair local war memorials and also fund educational and commemorative programs which preserve the Anzac legacy.

The CWMF was set up to fund projects which help preserve existing war memorials across the state.

It was through this funding the memorial stones and repointing pillars were replaced at the Kangaroo Valley War Memorial.

Applications for up to $10,000 can be made by veteran groups, community organisations and councils until November 11.

The ACGP funds projects which benefit the veteran community and promotes a greater understanding and recognition of the Anzac legacy.

Applications for amounts up to to $2000 can be made by schools, historical societies and community organisations for educational prgrams and commemorative events and will close on February 24, 2017.

Visit http://veterans.nsw.gov.au/hertiage/community-war-memorials-fund/ or http://www.veterans.nsw.gov.au/education/anzac-community-grants-program/ for more information and to apply.

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