Support for Not For Profits
$200 MILLION COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Government will provide an additional $200 million Community Support Package to
support charities and other community organisations which provide emergency and
food relief, as demand for these services surges as a result of the
Community Support Package will provide funding to boost support to services
where demand is quickly increasing, including:
- Emergency Relief which will help vulnerable
Australians who need assistance with bills, food, clothing or petrol and
increase and retain workforce capacity including volunteers.
- Assistance for food relief organisations to
source additional food and transport for emergency relief service providers,
and rebuild workforce capacity.
- Immediately scale-up services through the
National Debt Helpline — which is often the first point of contact for people
experiencing financial difficulties, and to support one-on-one tele-financial
- Creating a short-form Financial Counselling
course through Financial Counselling Australia to train new financial
counsellors to boost the workforce, potentially providing hundreds of new jobs.
access to safe, affordable financial products through the No Interest Loan
Scheme which provides an immediate financial relief alternative to other
high-risk, high-interest products such as credit cards and payday loans.
requirements for these programs remain unchanged.
For more information on the Australian Government’s Economic
Response to the Coronavirus visit treasury.gov.au/coronavirus.
JOBKEEPER SCHEME is available to NFP's, for more information please see our JobKeeper page.
BOOSTING CASH FLOW FOR EMPLOYERS is available to NFP's. For more information please see our Cashflow Boost for Business page.
CORONAVIRUS SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SME) GUARANTEE SCHEME is available for NFP's. Please see our SME Guarantee Scheme page.
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