Current Grant Opportunity View - GO5795
Access and Information Program - Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme 2023/24 to 2025/26
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Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme provides friendship and companionship to older people receiving Australian Government subsidised residential aged care or home care packages who are socially isolated.
To view the grant opportunity documents, please select the red "Grant Opportunity Documents" button on the left hand side.
In accordance with Subsection 82-2 (1) of the Aged Care Act 1997 to be eligible you must be a body corporate. To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:
- Indigenous Corporation
- Corporate Commonwealth Entity
- Corporate State or Territory Entity
- Local Government
- Incorporated Association
If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust , the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.
In accordance with Part 4 of the Grants Principles 2014 and Subsection 82-2 (3) of the Aged Care Act 1997, a body mentioned in that subsection is eligible to apply for a community visitors grant if the body is:
(a) a local government authority; or
(b) a charitable or religious body
Service Coverage Areas
The application form requires applicants to specify the placement setting types and the aged care planning regions where services will be provided. The assessment of applications will not be impacted by the nomination of settings or aged care planning regions.
This information is required for the allocation of funding and placements based on the assessment ranking of applicants accessed suitable.
Submit your application by the closing date and time using the online application form link located via the "Grant Opportunity Documents" button on the left hand side.
Once you have submitted your application using the online application form link you will receive an automatic email with your Submission Reference ID. Retain this number if you wish to query your application with the Department.
Note the 2mb limit per attachment in the application form. Multiple files/documents should be scanned into a single document. Compressed or zip files are not accepted. File names must be unique and not include foreign characters.