Happy Family Program

The Happy Family Program is designed to enable low income families a chance to have a day out or escape for a weekend away to spend quality time together. The program will provide ten low income families with a grant of up to $500. Applications will be drawn randomly from a ballot giving each applicant an equal chance of receiving a grant.

How to apply

  1. To apply download and complete an application form (PDF 129K)
  2. The successful applicants have been drawn from a ballot and were notified by Friday 4 March 2016

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants must:
    -  Be a current member of CFCC.
    -  Be a resident of Victoria (incl Albury area).
    - Have a child with cystic fibrosis (CF) or be an adult with CF with children.
  • Grants are limited to one grant a year per applicant.
  • The grant must be used towards a day out or weekend away for the family in 2017 (e.g. entry to an adventure park, the zoo, or the museum; tickets to movies, a sporting event, a show; or accommodation)
  • A complete application form must be provided with evidence of low income status (e.g. tax group certificate, payslip or low income Health Care Card) - Low income is defined as a family earning less than $70,000 a year
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of expenses within four weeks of their day out/get away.

    I applied for a Happy Family grant in 2017

    • All applicants will be notified whether they were successful or not shortly after applications close.
    • Successful applicants are required to provide proof of expenses within four weeks of their day out/get away.
      Tax receipts are to be Send it to the Manager - Programs and Support Services, Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Victoria via:
      -  Post: 80 Dodds Street, Southbank VIC 3006
      -  Email: support@cfv.org.au
      -  Fax: (03) 9686 3437

    More information

    If you have any questions about the Happy Family Program please contact us via email support@cfv.org.au or phone (03) 9686 1811.

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