A ridge on fire
Community, Health, Rural & Regional

Volunteer Emergency Services Fund

Funder:  Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

Grant Background: The Volunteer Emergency Services Fund grant program aims to support the needs of local volunteer emergency services and first responders supporting communities affected by the Black Summer bushfires.

Grants are available for disaster preparedness and response activities that may include rebuilding or upgrading emergency services infrastructure and replacing or upgrading emergency services equipment; enabling the support and management of an emergency services volunteer workforce through recruitment and training; and programs to support volunteer mental health and wellbeing.

$ Available: Up to $25,000.00.

Eligibility:  To apply, your organisation must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant organisations must be a not-for-profit organisation with either an Incorporation Certificate and/or an ABN.
  • Applicants must be supporting the delivery of local volunteer emergency services or qualified first responder community organisations whose projects will take place in a declared fire-affected area.
  • Project must be for charitable purposes and offer clear public benefit;
  • Not-for-profit organisations with or without DGR-1 endorsement are eligible; and
  • Delivery Organisations can submit one application per grant round.

Key Dates: Closes on 28 April 2022.

For More Information or to Apply: 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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