For people helping people affected by some of the worst floods to hit Australians in living memory, we’ve compiled some useful resources you might need now. This quick guide covers:
- grants and funding listings
- trusted government and media sources
- policies and help sheets relevant to the crisis.
Grants and funding
The team at the FundingCentre have put together an emergency and disaster assistance page for community organisations.
The page provides information about financial assistance available to not-for-profit organisations and community groups affected by disasters. It is updated regularly.
Click the button below for further information. Make sure you scroll down to the ‘Flood support and recovery‘ tab for grants and funding relevant to this crisis.
Here’s a list of trusted information sources relevant to the crisis and the response to it.
QLD emergency assistance landing page
NSW information and support services landing page
Federal disaster assistance landing page
Services Australia summary of natural disaster support
National Recovery and Resilience Agency
Policies and help sheets
Here’s a collection of ICDA policy templates and help sheets relevant to the current crisis. Download these and edit them to fit your current needs.
Looking to set up a fundraiser?
GiveNow, Australia’s first and best giving platform is available to help assist your community organisation raise donations online. We are committed to setting this up as quickly and easily as possible for flood affected communities.
Visit GiveNow.com.au or contact GiveNow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We wish you well with your recovery work, and we hope you find this guide helpful. If you would like further assistance, please contact us.
The Institute of Community Directors Australia and Our Community team.