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Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Emergency Relief

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

1800 020 283


Department of Social Services
Close Date & Time:
22-Aug-2018 2:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
331003 - Social Inclusion
Publish Date:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply in an open selection process to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Financial Wellbeing and Capability (FWC) Activity – Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Emergency Relief across Australia from 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2023. 

The FWC Activity is a component of the Families and Communities Program. The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, improve the wellbeing of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown, strengthen family and community functioning and facilitate the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants in the community.

The objectives of the FWC Activity are to support eligible individuals and families to navigate financial crises, build financial wellbeing, financial capability, and resilience. FWC services provide support for vulnerable people and those most at risk of financial and social exclusion and disadvantage.

Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Emergency Relief contributes to the FWC Activity outcomes by providing immediate financial or material aid to eligible people. This may constitute food parcels, clothes or vouchers (for example vouchers for supermarket, utilities or petrol).


To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Company

  • Local Government

  • Corporate State or Territory Entity

  • Cooperative

  • Incorporated Association

  • Statutory Entity

  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust.

Certain non-legal entity types can be considered eligible for this Emergency Relief grant opportunity.The relevant Delegate approves the following non-legal entity type may be eligible for this grant opportunity:

  • Unincorporated Associations. 

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply go to the application form here


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Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

1800 020 283