A financial declaration is a certification from your Organisation stating that the grant was spent for the purpose provided as outlined in the Grant Agreement.
How is the Financial Declaration accessed?
The Financial Declaration is completed using an online form. Please see the task card on how to complete the online form for further information.
If you are registered with the Grant Recipient Services Portal (GRS Portal), you can access the online form up to 60-days prior to the due date.
If you are not registered with the GRS Portal, you will be sent a link to access the online form via email 30-days prior to the due date.
How is the Financial Declaration completed?
To complete the Financial Declaration online form you will need to confirm details about:
- your organisation
- base and SACS funding received
- value of previously rolled over funds (if applicable).
You will also need to provide the following information:
- value of base and SACS funds spent on the approved activity
- balance of any unexpended funds (if applicable)
- reason for unexpended funds (if applicable).
Who should sign/submit the Financial Declaration?
The Financial Declaration must be signed/submitted on behalf of your Organisation by the Organisation's board, the chief executive officer, or an officer with authority to do so.
Is there a manual Financial Declaration template?
Access the Manual, Word-based Financial Declaration template.
You can submit the manual template via email to DSSacquittals@communitygrants.gov.au
Need more information or advice?
If you need more information or assistance regarding your financial acquittal requirements, please contact your Funding Arrangement Manager.