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Family Support Funding Program (FSFP)

Contact Details

Family Support Funding Program

1800 624 608



Department of Defence
Close Date & Time:
5-Dec-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
361002 - Defence
Secondary Category:
141000 - Community Development
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


Family Support Funding Program (FSFP) 2023-24 Annual Grant Opportunity.

The Family Support Funding Program (FSFP) aims to build the capacity of individuals, families and communities to contribute to the local community in which they are posted through the theme of 'The Power of Connection'. 

Any incorporated not-for-profit organisation can apply for an FSFP grant, provided they can demonstrate their commitment and ability to deliver local community programs or projects in line with the aims of the program, with a strong focus on supporting Defence families and the Defence community.


To be eligible, applicants must be one of the following Australian not-for-profit organisations whose volunteers’ work supports Defence families and/or communities in Australia and are legal entities and have been operating for 12 months or longer. 

A not-for-profit (NFP) organisation whose NFP status must be demonstrated through one of the following: 

• current Registration with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

• state or territory incorporated association status 

• constitutional documents and/or Articles of Association that demonstrate the not-for-profit character of your organisation

Grant Activity Timeframe:

01 July 2023 - 30 June 2024

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $5,000.00 to $75,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applicants are to read the Grant Opportunity Guidelines prior to applying for a Family Support Funding Program Grant. Applications are to be lodged using the application form attached to this Grant Opportunity.

Other Instructions:

The Family Support Funding Program is administered by Defence Member and Family Support and all applications are assessed by the Family Support Advisory Committee assessment panel specially convened for this purpose.

The assessment panel then provides advice, recommendations and any relevant terms and conditions to the Minister for Defence Personnel for approval.

If acknowledgment of your application has not been received within 5 business days from lodgement, it is advisable for organisations to contact the FSFP grants team via or the Defence Member and Family Helpline on 1800 624 608.

Contact Details

Family Support Funding Program

1800 624 608