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2021 Volunteer Grants – Upcoming Grant Opportunity

Volunteer Grants support the work of local community organisations by enabling the inclusion of vulnerable people and promoting awareness to increase participation in volunteering.

The 2021 Volunteer Grants Opportunity is expected to open for applications in the first half of 2021.  

Community Child Care Fund Open Competitive Round 3 grant opportunity – Upcoming Grant Opportunity

The Australian Government has approved funding of $117 million (GST exclusive) from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024 for Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive grant opportunity.

National Disability Strategy - National Disability Conference Initiative

Grant Opportunity – coming soon.

A new Mainstream Conference Inclusion Activity stream will be added to the long standing National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) (hyperlink to information page) grant opportunity for the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants

The Australian Government has allocated funding to further support the efforts of Australia's volunteers. The Department of Social Services has provided the following State and Territory volunteering peak bodies with funding to administer a Supplementary Volunteer Grants program:

Intercountry Adoptee and Family Support Service (ICAFSS) 2021-2026

A new open competitive grant opportunity for the Intercountry Adoptee and Family Support Service (ICAFSS) will be open for application across a period of six weeks between October and December 2020.