Volunteer Grants 2018 funding round now open

The Department of Social Services is inviting applications for its latest round of Volunteer Grants 2018.

Eligible not-for profit organisations and community groups whose volunteers’ work supports families and/or communities in Australia, are now able to apply for a share of $20 million in volunteer grants.

One-off grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to organisations to support their volunteers through practical measures such as the purchase of equipment, reimbursements, training, screening checks and to improve their fundraising.

Funding could also help in the purchase of equipment such as laptops, pay fuel costs, train volunteers and improve their fundraising.

For more information or to apply please visit grants.gov.au   or communitygrants.gov.au

This round of grants close on the 18th September 2018.