Community benefit fund: vehicle gifts

What you need to know to apply

Eligible organisations can apply for one vehicle to be gifted.

All applications that meet the eligibility criteria will be considered.

If your application meets the priorities below, it will be given preference when being considered.

The priorities are:

Priority 1

Organisations that require vehicles for their core business and impacts a large portion of the community.

Priority 2

Organisations that have limited ability to raise funding to purchase vehicles.

Priority 3

Organisations that can demonstrate a significant demand for a vehicle.

You can apply for funding twice each financial year.

Applications must be lodged between the opening and closing dates of the round.

Round 1

  • 1 July - round opens and you can apply
  • 31 August - round closes
  • 31 October - you will be notified.

Round 2

  • 1 January - round opens and you can apply
  • 28 February - round closes
  • 30 April - you will be notified.

Grant applications to the 2021-2022 round 1 of the community benefit fund vehicle gift category, will not be considered in this round due to the world-wide shortage of vehicles.

A letter will be sent to your nominated email confirming your application has been received. Depending on the volume of applications received, this can take several days.

If you haven't received a letter after one week, contact the community benefit fund secretariat by calling 1300 650 153 or email

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Last updated: 30 June 2021

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