Volunteer Support Fund

Volunteer Support Fund: Applications Now Open!

The Office for Volunteers is calling for applications for the Volunteer Support Fund (PDF 160KB) for up to $3,000 for community organisations to help provide support for volunteer training and resources.

The Volunteer Support Fund aims to:

  • recognise the role of volunteers in the community by providing grants which directly encourage volunteering and help volunteers in their endeavours
  • achieve a range of practical outcomes which will 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.

Applying is easy

Applications close 5pm, Friday 24 October 2014

For further information, please contact the Office for Volunteers.

2013 Grant Recipients (PDF 48KB)