Volunteer Grants

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Expressions of interest for the 2021 Volunteer Grants Program are now open.

Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to not-for-profit community organisations.

Examples of how the funding may be used include:

  • Purchasing eligible small equipment items for use by volunteers
  • Contributing to volunteers' fuel costs
  • Contributing to transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive
  • Training courses for volunteers
  • Funding background screening checks for volunteers
  • Conduct activities to promote awareness of, and increase participation in, volunteering opportunities
  • Adapting practices to support volunteers' safety in the current pandemic environment

Organisations must be legal entities, have a minimum of 40% volunteers, be a not-for-profit organisation and have an ABN.

EOI Open Date: 24 March 2021 10AM AEDT

EOI Applications Close: 15 April 2021 5PM AEDT

If your EOI is approved you will be invited to complete a detailed formal application through an online portal which will be processed by the Department of Social Services.

More information on the guidelines can be found here.

You can download a copy of the Expression of Interest form here.

For more information, please contact the Oxley electorate office on 3879 6440 or email [email protected] if you have any questions or need assistance.