Volunteer Support Fund

General Information

Applications now closed for 2015 

The Volunteer Support Fund provides grants of up to $3,000 to community organisations to support volunteer training and resources.

The Volunteer Support Fund aims to:

  • provide grants that directly encourage volunteering and help volunteers in their endeavours
  • achieve a range of practical outcomes that directly benefit volunteers by making their work easier, safer and more enjoyable.


Organisations must be community based, not-for-profit and incorporated (or auspiced) to be eligible to apply.

Funding priorities

Special consideration will be given to:

  • activities that enhance the role of volunteers in the community
  • innovative ideas that assist volunteers and volunteer programs
  • projects that assist in the development of volunteers.

For further information, please contact the Office for Volunteers.

2015-16 Volunteer Support Fund Grant Recipients (PDF 107KB)