Victoria State Emergency Service accepts donations from the public to assist us in the work that we do.
All donations are greatly appreciated.
On this page:
There are various ways in which you can make a donation.
VICSES can receive donations for two purposes:
The preferred option is by direct deposit to the relevant fund bank account:
Account Name: VICTORIA STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE AUTHORITY PFA - VAF
Account No: 10512433
Account Name: VICTORIA STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE AUTHORITY PFA - HARDSHIP
Account No: 10512441
You can also pay by credit card over the phone via the Victorian Head Office. Ph. (03) 9256 9000.
To obtain a receipt please follow up your direct deposit or credit card payment with an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where a donation is received but not specifically nominated as going to the UAF or the VHF, the donation will be split 50:50 between both, in accordance with UAF and VHF fund rules.
Should you wish to make a donation to a specific VICSES volunteer unit, you can:
Units or regional offices can issue you with a receipt for your donation to a specific VICSES volunteer unit.
If you or your business would like to undertake an appeal, raffle or activity to raise funds for VICSES, please contact your local VICSES unit for further information.
Good2Give is a not-for-profit that makes it easy for businesses and their employees to support the communities and causes they care about.
Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is registered on the Good2Give website should you wish to make contributions through your workplace giving program. https://good2give.ngo/.
GiveNow is the platform available for local SES Units that wish to establish direct online fundraising and card donations.
GiveNow is an established, Australian-based giving platform providing a secure banking transfer, no commission, and low fees. No other crowd-sourcing or online fundraising platforms outside of those listed on this page are supported by the organisation. www.givenow.com.au
|Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently conducting face-to-face fundraising such as tin-rattling. Please use the donations methods above to provide financial support to either of the volunteer funds or to individual VICSES units during this time.|
VICSES volunteers run authorised tin-shakes and fundraising stalls in their communities from time to time.
VICSES does not seek donations via phone.
When VICSES volunteers do collect donations from their communities, they wear full uniform and carry photo identification identifying them as volunteers from their local VICSES Unit.
Whenever anyone asks for donations on behalf of VICSES, always check their credentials.