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Grants will close 18 September 2018.

These volunteer grants support the efforts of Australian volunteers, with a focus this year particularly on volunteers working with vulnerable communities and individuals.

Funding from $1,000 to $5,000 is open to individuals or organisations who represent volunteer-based community groups that support families or communities in Australia.


The funding can be used for:


Eligible small equipment – Portable, tangible items and equipment for the benefit of the volunteers.

Transportation – Mainly for volunteers with disability and cannot drive, can reimburse PUV expenses.

Fuel costs – For volunteers who use their own cars for volunteer work, eg. while delivering food and helping people in need, can reimburse fuel expenses.

Training – For volunteers who undergo training to enhance their skills and become qualified for volunteer work.

Background screening checks of volunteers – including criminal record checks, police checks and certificates and Working with Children and Vulnerable People checks. Most of these checks are mandatory for volunteers.

For assistance to prepare your grant email

For more information click on this link.