Volunteer Grants Now Open!


Expressions of interest are now open for the 2021 round of the Federal Government's Volunteer Grants Program!


Volunteers are the backbone of so many of our wonderful community organisations, and these grants will provide a way to support these amazing individuals and programs.


Grants of $1,000 - $5,000 are available for:

  • Eligible small equipment
  • Transport costs of volunteers with disabilities
  • Fuel costs incurred by volunteers
  • Training for volunteers
  • Background screening checks on volunteers
  • Promoting awareness of and increasing participation in volunteering opportunities
  • Adapting practices to support volunteer’s safety in the Carona virus pandemic environment

Please note our expression of interest period is now open, and will close 5pm, Wednesday 22nd April 2021.


For more information on this grant program, its eligibility requirements and the kinds of projects you could fund, please head to


If you have any questions or would like assistance in expressing your interest, please contact my office on (03) 9416 8690 or at [email protected]