Volunteer Grants Program 2008 - Completed

Funding totalling over $21 million announced under the Volunteer Grants Program 2008.

The Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, the Hon Jenny Macklin MP, announced that over 7,200 organisations across Australia will benefit from funding of $21 million under the Volunteer Grants Program 2008.

Grants of up to $5,000 each are to enable organisations to purchase small equipment items to assist their volunteers and contribute to reimbursing fuel costs incurred by volunteers in carrying out their voluntary work.

The following organisations were successful in applying for funding under the Volunteer Grants Program 2008.

They are categorised by state/territory for convenience:

Enquiries can be directed to the Volunteer Grants Hotline on 1800 183 374 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm AEDT), TTY: 1800 555 677 or via email to Volunteer Grants Program 2008 (vgp2008@dss.gov.au).

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