Australian Volunteers Program Impact Fund
Grants to support our partners with their vital work.
Round 4 of the Impact Fund is now open
This year we will be offering another three grant rounds, each targeting different priority areas.
- Round 4: Assignment support (open now)
- This round is seeking to fund projects which support, complement or further develop an aspect of a current volunteer's assignment.
- Grants are up to AUD$10,000
- Applications are open to partner organisations who are currently hosting a volunteer or will be hosting a volunteer by the application closing date: November 12, 2021
- The volunteer can either be an in-person or remote volunteer.
- Round 5: Small organisations (opening October/November 2021)
- Round 6: GEDSI or capacity development (opening February 2022)
To read more about eligibility and the application process for each round, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page. To learn about applying for Round 4 specifically, please read through our applicant guidelines.
So far, the Impact Fund has provided over 140 grants to our partner organisations
Learn about previous recipients
Small grants make a big difference
In recent years the Impact Fund has supported partner organisations to deliver projects and activities in support of their local communities.
- Round 1: Social Inclusion (November 2019)
- Round 2: COVID19 Response and Recovery (May 2020)
- Round 3: GEDSI and Climate Action (March 2021)
To learn more about previous projects for each round, read about past participants here.
Rainbow Disability Theatre in Vanuatu used Impact Fund grants to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic