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Community

Supplementary Volunteer Grants

Funder:  The Centre for Volunteering

Grant Background: The Supplementary Grants program aims to support the efforts of New South Wales’ volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering by on-funding grants to provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers.

The supplementary volunteer grants are designed to support volunteer involving organisations with a high proportion (over 40%) of volunteers to:

  • Help support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers;
  • Help support the inclusion of vulnerable people through volunteering;
  • Encourage, support and increase participation in volunteering;
  • Post COVID-19 re-engagement activities for volunteers; and
  • Adapting practices to support volunteers’ safety in relation to COVID-19.

The intended outcome of the grants is to strengthen community functioning by increasing participation in volunteering.

$ Available: Up to $5 000.00.

Eligibility:  Organisations must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • At least 40% of the organisation’s workforce must be volunteers
  • Be a not-for-profit organisation, non-corporate State / Territory Statutory Authority, Corporate Commonwealth Entity or Corporate State/ Territory Entity
  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be willing to provide a Statement by Supplier Form (reason for not quoting an ABN).
  • Have an account with an Australian Financial Institution

Key Date: Applications close 20 September 2020.

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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