Grants open for volunteer organisations in Mitchell

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, has called on community organisations in Mitchell to apply for a share of up to $20 million in funding to support the efforts of their volunteers.

Alex Hawke said applications for the Volunteer Grants round were now open.

“Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will help community organisations in Mitchell buy equipment such as laptops, pay fuel costs, train volunteers and improve their fundraising,” Alex Hawke said.

“Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community and by continuing to help each other and work together; we are building a stronger and safer district.

“I encourage all not-for-profit organisations in Mitchell to apply for the Volunteer Grants to help make the work of our volunteers easier, safer and more enjoyable”, concluded Alex Hawke MP.

Applications close Tuesday, 18 September 2018.

For more information or to apply, visit the Australian Government’s GrantConnect website at or click here.