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Welcome to your VFFF Account


Before making a request, please consider the grant guidelines developed by VFFF. These are provided in the spirit of transparency and to assist grant seekers determine whether their work aligns with VFFF’s priorities. In the 2017 financial year:
  • 81% of applications to VFFF were approved
  • 78% of grants approved over $50,000 were multi-year commitments
  • Grants ranged from $20,000 to $515,000
  • 82% of funds approved were for activities in NSW
  • 47% of funds approved were for work in regional and rural areas
  • 53% of grants approved were for core operations and organisational capacity building
In the 2018 financial year, we aim for 60% of our funding to go to regional areas and 65% to core operations and organisational capacity building.

With grants between $20,000 and $50,000, we aim to support small to medium sized organisations with annual revenue of less than $1m.


Current timeframes.
Please note that if you complete your application today and your request is progressed, it will be considered at the earliest:
  • Requests between $20,000 and $50,000: February 2018
  • Requests over $50,000: March 2018
Getting started.
To begin your first application you must set up an account. Click on the Set up an account link below. On completion you will gain access to the application form. Ensure you select ‘Save and Finish Later’ before you close the form. You will then receive an email with a link to access the form again.

Returning to your account to access existing applications or reporting requirements.
Enter the email and password used to set up your account and then click Login. Click ‘Forgot Password’ and enter the email address used to setup your account to receive an email with a new password.

Starting a new application if you already have an account.
You must access the application form via the ‘Apply for a grant’ page on the VFFF website.

Note: If possible, use a generic email address associated with your organisation (rather than a particular individual’s email address) to create the account. This ensures that your organisation will be able to access the account through personnel changes.