Defence Community Grants: Family Support Funding Program

About

The Defence Community Grants: Family Support Funding Program offers grants for not-for-profit organisations and Defence Community Groups each year.

The grant funds innovative projects that empower current serving military families to navigate the challenges and opportunities of military life. This includes, mobility and absence, fostering a sense of community, and developing resilience.

Eligible organisations can apply for a grant between $5,000 and $75,000.

Guidelines

The guidelines provide information on:

  • eligibility
  • grant objectives
  • selection criteria
  • how to apply.

Defence Community Grants: Family Support Funding Program guidelines (PDF, 1.26 MB)

Application

Applications for 2024-2025 open on 1 November 2023, and close 5pm AEDT on 31 January 2024.

Please read the program guidelines prior to submitting an application.

Complete the Application form to apply.

Defence Community Grants FY24-25 Application form (PDF, 2.19 MB)

Past recipients

If a funding variation to an existing 2022-2023 grant is required, use the variation request form.

Family Support Funding Program—Variation Request Form FY 2023-24 (PDF, 1.31 MB)

Family Support Funding Program (FSFP) Guidelines FY2023-24 (PDF, 730.18 KB)

Family Support Funding Program (FSFP) Progress Report FY2023-24 (PDF, 1.27 MB)