Expressions of interest must be received by February 21. Grants are available to:
The first step for your organisation to be considered for a volunteer grant is to register your interest with me. Email Emma.McBride.MP@aph.gov.au with "Volunteer Grants" in the subject line.
Please include the following information
After 21 February, applications will be shortlisted and sent to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services.
The Department of Social Services will then email organisations that have been deemed eligible with details of how to formally apply.
Please read the guidelines before applying to ensure your organisation is eligible.
The Volunteer Grants Activity is part of the Families and Communities Program. The objectives of Volunteer Grants are to:
The intended outcome of the program is to strengthen community functioning by increasing participation in volunteering.
Remember, the first step for your organisation to be considered for a volunteer grant is to register your interest with Emma McBride MP by emailing Emma.McBride.MP@aph.gov.au.