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The Department of Social Services (DSS) has recently received reports that members of the Public have been contacted by an individual or individuals identifying themselves as DSS officers.

The individual or individuals do in no way represent DSS or the Commonwealth. 

DSS officers do not:

  • announce outcomes of grant rounds via telephone
  • contact members of the public seeking personal information, such as banking, passport details or license details

For more details please see this news item.

 

Open grants

Redress Support Services Funding Round

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Providing trauma-informed and culturally appropriate services for people engaging with the National Redress Scheme. View grant

Volunteer Grants 2018

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Not-for-Profits Infrastructure

Closing Date & Time

Volunteer Grants 2018 providing support for Australia’s volunteers. View grant

Peak Bodies - Settlement Services

Category

Settlement Services

Closing Date & Time

Grants that support peak body organisations to represent the settlement and community sectors to government. View grant

Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF)

Category

Legal Services

Closing Date & Time

The Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) is used to reimburse legal aid commissions for costs incurred defending clients in serious, high cost, Commonwealth criminal matters (such as drug importation, people smuggling, terrorism, fraud and slavery). View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services help people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build capability to manage their money. View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling Helpline

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Helpline services help people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build capability to manage their money. View grant