The Australian Government has released the Volunteer Grants Program for 2013. The program recognises the valuable work of Australia's volunteers by providing $16 million in funding for eligible not-for-profit community organisations to assist their volunteers and encourage volunteering. Grants fo between $1000 and $5000 are available to:
More information on the program, including the program guidelines and applicant form, is available on the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs website at www.fahcsia.gov.au/funding. Alternatively, you can contact the Department on 1300 653 887 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Organisations are encouraged to read the guidelines before completing the application form.
Applications close 24 April 2013 at 5pm AEST.