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.

To apply for a vehicle gift follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the vehicle application.

Vehicle gift application PDF (476.5 KB)
Vehicle gift application DOCX (74.2 KB).

Step 2. Attach any supporting documents.

Step 3. Submit your application.

You can submit your application by email, mail or in person.

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Community benefit fund secretariat
Level 3 NAB House
71 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800

GPO Box 1154
Darwin NT 0801

Freecall: 1300 650 153
Fax: 08 8923 7616

Late applications will not be accepted.

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: 23 December 2021

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