National Volunteer Week (NVW) Small Grants Initiative - Recipients announced


Thank you to everyone who submitted a National Volunteer Week (NVW) Small Grants application.

We received 450 excellent applications and we would like to thank all volunteer organisations that applied. Volunteering Queensland acknowledges the inspiring and impactful work done by each organisation and volunteer. We wish we could have funded each application.


Selected Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the 31 organisations below who were successful in receiving a small grant to hold an event for volunteers as COVID-19 restrictions ease. Together they will share in $15,000.


Organisation name   Event name
Active Refugee and Migrant Integration in Australia   Community Welcome
Baby Give Back   Warehouse Volunteer Grand Opening
Birdsville Social Club Inc   Birdsville is Back and Buzzing
Brisbane Indigenous Cricket   Welcome Back to Cricket
Bymount Creative Circle   Creative Signs… Creative Minds…
Cystic Fibrosis Queensland   Welcome Back - Volunteer Party
Discovery Coast Tourism and Commerce (Organisers of the Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival and the 1770 Festival)   Welcome Back - Supporting our Community to Thrive
Douglas Theatre Arts Group, Inc. trading as Clink Theatre   Welcome (back) to the Clink!
Elliott Heads Surf Life Saving Club Inc   Volunteer Recognition Day
Emerald and District Social Development Association Inc   Volunteers are Very Valuable! Breakfast
Eumamurrin Recreation Association Inc   Volunteer Well-being Dinner
Fauna Rescue Whitsundays Association Inc   Morning Tea
Gordonvale Men's Shed   Members Return and Recruitment Function
Gympie Regional Gallery   Welcome Back to the Gallery Family
Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival   Dirt n Dust Volunteer Welcoming Dinner
Lockyer Valley Netball Association Incorporated   Thank You Dinner
Longreach Rodeo Association   The COVID Comeback!
Mackay Surf Life Saving Club Inc   Gratitude Afternoon for our Dedicated Volunteer Patrollers & Volunteering Members
Mossman Port Douglas Senior Rugby League Inc   We're All in this Together
Nexus Care Inc   Big Family Bowl Off
Northern Beaches Suns AFL Club Inc   Volunteer & Mental Health Awareness Club Game
Palm Beach Currumbin Lions Club Inc   Welcome Back Dinner
RSL SED Ltd   Volunteer Wellness as COVID Restrictions Ease
Stafford State School Parents and Citizens Association   Welcome Back - Get Involved Function
The Caves State School Parents and Citizens Association   Welcoming Wellbeing
Tully Nursing Home   2020 Celebrates 1920
U3A Roma Inc   U3A Breakfree
Veggie Village Community Gardens   Winter Harvest Pizza Night
Vietnamese Women's Association of QLD   Gardening Day for Volunteers
We Care 2 Inc   Volunteer Thank You Function
Woodford Historical Society   Woodford Historical Society Shindig


Additional Round


Thank you

Thank you to the Queensland Government for providing sponsorship of the NVW Small Grant Initiative.

National Volunteer Week is proudly supported by the Queensland Government.