The Australian Government’s Department of Social Services is inviting volunteer-based community groups and networks to apply for the 2016 Volunteer Grants funding.
These grants aim to support the efforts of volunteers by providing small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers.
Funding available: grants of between $1,000 and $5,000
Funding for: community-based groups and networks to buy equipment (e.g. computers), or help with training volunteers, fuel costs or undertaking background security checks etc. See guidelines (via link below) for a comprehensive list of eligible and ineligible items.
Application period: from 08 November 2016 until 2pm -20 December 2016
More information, guidelines & application form: go to https://www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/volunteer-grants-2016
General enquiries: 1800 020 283
Please forward to your groups and networks.