Community War Memorials Fund

Community War Memorials Fund

Applications to Round 2 of the 2018/19 Community War Memorials Fund have closed.

The NSW Government established the Community War Memorials Fund to help conserve, repair and protect war memorials across NSW. Since the establishment of the program in 2008, grants have been provided for a wide range of projects including conservation assessments, honour roll repair, war memorial cleaning and conservation work, arborist advice for war memorial trees, security measures for memorials, repairs to war memorial halls and improvements to the accessibility of memorials.

Grant applications are assessed by the State War Memorials Committee which is comprised of senior representatives of the Returned and Services League of Australia NSW Branch, Public Works Advisory, the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and the NSW Office for Veterans Affairs.


How to apply

Applications to the Community War Memorials Fund must be completed and submitted online via SmartyGrants at

The online application form will be accessible from the NSW Office for Veterans Affairs SmartyGrants portal when a grant round is open. More information about the Community War Memorials Fund, as well as requirements for applicants, can be found in the Community War Memorials Fund 2018-2019 Program Guidelines, the Guidelines for Photographing War Memorials and the Caring for our war memorials guide. 

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact the Office for Veterans Affairs


Community War Memorials Fund Documents


 Previous Funding Recipients 


Cover Image: Fallen Soldier Memorial in St Mary's Cathedral, Kerrin Lovell 2018