Volunteer Grants 2012
The Federal Government Department, FaHCSIA, has opened Volunteer Grants for 2012. Details are at: http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/sa/volunteers/funding/Pages/volunteer_grants2012.aspx
Eligible not-for-profit community organisations (incorporated sports clubs included) can apply for grants between $1,000 and $5,000 to:
· Purchase portable, tangible, small equipment items to help their volunteers
· Contribute to the reimbursement of fuel costs for their volunteers who use their own car to transport others to activities, to deliver food, assist with medical appointments or help people in need
· Contribute to the reimbursement of transport costs incurred by volunteers with disability, who are unable to drive
· Contribute to the costs of training courses and/or undertake background screening checks for their volunteers
All completed online applications must be submitted by Wednesday 25 July 2012 at 5pm.