Applications are open from 1 May 2022. Applications close 3pm, 31 May 2022.

2022 Support for Flood affected organisations

In support of those organisations affected by the floods of early 2022 across the country, a priority weighting will be given by the Selection Committee to applications submitted by these organisations.

For more information and a Q&A please see the Flood Support Information page

All non-profit, incorporated maritime museums and other eligible organisations are encouraged to apply. We also welcome joint applications from two or more eligible institutions. The grant funding may be used to supplement your other funding, including sponsorship.

Key Dates

  • Opening date for applications: 1 May 2022
  • Closing date for applications: 31 May 2022
  • The Selection Committee convenes: June 2022
  • Applicants notified by: 30 June 2022
  • All projects completed by 30 June 2023
  • Please check this website and the Program Guidelines for final dates each round.

Guidelines and Application Forms

Eligible applicants are required to complete the 2022 - 2023 application form for projects or internships to be eligible for funding in the 2022 - 2023 round.

To become familiar with the scheme, download the MMAPSS 2022–23 program guidelines.

MMAPSS Guidelines 2022–23: DOWNLOAD PDF


The MMAPSS Team uses the Smartygrants grants management system for all stages of the program cycle.
Interested applicants should apply via the MMAPSS Smartygrants pages.

Applications submitted will receive an automatic acknowledgement, and a MMAPSS application number which must be quoted in all future correspondence.

When completing your grant application online, remember to save regularly during data entry, to avoid losing any data. This is particularly important if you are using a slow internet connection. If you experience technical difficulties in completing your online application, please contact the SmartyGrants support desk on 03 9320 6888 or via email service@smartygrants.com.au. Assistance is available 9am-5pm (AEST), Monday to Friday.

For other information regarding MMAPSS or to discuss your application, contact the MMAPSS Coordinator via email: mmapss@sea.museum. The MMAPSS Coordinator will respond to your query and if required, contact your organisation to discuss in more detail.

Please note: Successful Interns will be required to comply with Museum's policies, procedures and work practices including Work Health and Safety. Interns may also be required to provide a Working with Children Check number if the internship is identified to have a requirement to work with children.

Terms and Conditions

Read the application and grant terms and conditions.

More Information

If you have any questions about MMAPSS please contact the coordinator:

The Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.

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