Volunteer Grants 2021

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Amanda Presenting Michael from the Noarlunga Community Children's Centre with a certificate for the centre's 2019-20 volunteer grant

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now open for the 2021 Volunteer Grant round!

Funding from $1,000 up to $5,000 is available through the Volunteer Grants to support volunteers of not-for-profit organisations, and can be used for:

  • Eligible small equipment to be used by volunteers,
  • Contribute to volunteers’ fuel costs,
  • Contribute to transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive,
  • Assist with the cost of training courses for volunteers
  • Undertake background screening checks for volunteers
  • Conduct activities to promote awareness of, and increase participating in volunteering opportunities
  • Adapting practices to support volunteers’ safety in the current pandemic environment

Community groups with 40% or more of the staff being volunteers are eligible to apply for the grant.

To confirm you are interested in submitting a formal application, please complete the Expression of Interest Form.

Due to the very short time frames given by the Department of Social Services, Expressions of Interest will close 5pm Thursday 22  April 2021.

Please provide your Expression of Interest by this date and no later.

Before submitting your Expression of Interest, please read the Grant Guidelines thoroughly to see whether your group is eligible.

Click here for Guidelines

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact my office on 8186 2588.

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