Grant Applications

Supporting volunteers in their professional learning

The Foundation is proud to assist volunteers in developing and sharing their skills and professional knowledge through the following programs.

ElectraNet Fellowships

Future Leaders Grant

ElectraNet Fellowship

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2017 Applications

open 15 February/ close 30 March

CFS Foundation – ElectraNet Fellowships will be available to assist SACFS volunteers planning to study either overseas and/or within Australia. This may take the form of attendance at an international conference, a formal course of education or training or through programs with other agencies to advance their education and/or professional standards as a SACFS volunteer firefighter.

Application Criteria

To be eligible for a CFS Foundation – ElectraNet Fellowship applicants must be serving volunteer members of the SACFS who:

  • are Australian citizens aged over 25 years
  • have more than 10 years of exemplary service
  • have demonstrated qualities of leadership
  • have prerequisite training, qualifications or experience that equip them to succeed in the proposed learning opportunity
  • can demonstrate an ability to benefit South Australia and the CFS by sharing their knowledge and experience.


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Future Leaders Grant


Applications for this program

are currently closed

The CFS Foundation – Future Leaders Course is available to CFS volunteers (aged 18 – 30) with a demonstrated commitment to service of at least 2 years. The Future Leaders Course aims to inspire and assist young volunteers to increase their leadership potential through education and development opportunities. Working with the SACFS Youth Advisory Council (YAC), a 2-day Frontline Leadership program has been developed.

This program will provide knowledge and information that enables participants to develop operational leadership skills in:

  • Leadership principles and styles
  • Needs, beliefs and values
  • Group dynamics
  • Teamwork
  • Effective communication
  • Mentoring
  • Goal setting