The Department of Social Services have launched the Volunteer Grants 2023-24 with grants between $1,000 and $5,000 available to eligible not-for-profit community organisations.

This funding is to be used to purchase eligible small equipment items for use by volunteers; contribute to volunteers’ fuel costs; contribute to transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive; assist with the cost of training courses for volunteers; undertake background screening checks for volunteers; conduct activities to promote awareness of; and increase participating in volunteering opportunities.

To be eligible your organisation must be a legal entity; a not-for-profit organisation; have a minimum of 40 per cent of volunteers working for your organisation and have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

2023-24 Volunteer Grants – Grant Opportunity Guidelines


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