Applications for Volunteer Grants 2016 close at 2:00pm AEDT on Tuesday, 20 December 2016.

The Department expects to receive a high volume of application form submissions on the days leading up to the closing date. This may result in delays of up to 24 hours for confirmation of submission emails to be received. You are encouraged to complete and submit your application form in a timely fashion before the round closes.
 
Community groups are reminded that the Community Grants website is the authoritative source for information relating to the Volunteer Grants 2016 funding round. 
 
The Community Grants Hub is aware that there are private organisations currently offering to help community groups apply for a Volunteer Grant; this may include charging a fee for assistance. We encourage all community groups to contact the Grants Hotline on 1800 020 283 if they have any questions regarding the grant round or require assistance completing the application form.  Alternatively, community groups can email grants@dss.gov.au before the round closes. Assistance provided by the Community Grants Hub is provided free of charge.