Community organisations have the opportunity to apply for funding for grants between $1,000 and $5,000 in the 2013 round of Volunteer Grants. Applications for Volunteer Grants 2013 are now open and close 24th April 2013.
Grant funding is available to support volunteers and encourage volunteering.
Eligible not-for-profit community organisations can apply for grants between $1,000 and $5,000 to:
- Purchase portable, tangible, small equipment items to help their volunteers
- Contribute to the reimbursement of fuel costs for their volunteers who use their own car to transport others to activities, deliver food, assist with medical appointments or help people in need
- Contribute to the reimbursement of transport costs incurred by volunteers with disability who are unable to drive
- Contribute to the cost of training courses and/or undertake background screening checks for their volunteers.
For more information go to the FHSCIA website.