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Grants From Australian Government Department of Social Services

Volunteer Grants Activity 2019- 20

Australian Government Department of Social Services

Grants are to support the ongoing delivery of services or one-off projects and activities to encourage, support and increase participation in volunteering.

The purpose of the grants is to:

  • provide support and recognition for volunteers
  • maximise and promote volunteering participation, including opportunities to increase the diversity of volunteers and the ways in which people volunteer
  • maximise opportunities for volunteering to provide pathways to other forms of social and economic participation
  • support the development of a volunteering sector that is responsive to emerging trends and issues
  • encourage/maximise leadership, mentoring and volunteering activity
  • provide on-the-ground support and information for volunteers and volunteer-using organisations in locations where there is identified need
  • provide access to the resources and support volunteers and volunteer using organisations need to operate effectively and efficiently, and
  • build effective volunteering practices and opportunities within organisations and communities.

Open: 6 December 2019

Closes: 6 April 2020

All DSS grants are advertised on the Community Grants Hub website and organisations are encouraged to subscribe to receive updates and other grant alerts. Read more

  • Closing: 6 April 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations