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Our focus is on
assisting people to
become more
independent and not
reliant on welfare

Community Support Frankston is an accredited charitable institution.
Click to see details registered with the Australian Government.

Community Support Frankston    
95 426 151 625

Registered Incorporation Number
A 0000431J (Associations Incorporation Act 1981)

Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Exempt Charity entity
(Income Tax Assessment Act 1997)


Where will my money go?
All donations are used within the local Frankston community.

Where do you get your funding?
Financial Management Program funding from Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
— In-kind and cash donations
Is my donation tax deductible?

Community Support Frankston Inc. is a local non-profit organisation. It is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and all donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.

What is your relationship with Frankston City Council?
Frankston City Council provides infrastructure for organisational operations.

Does your organisation spend much on self-promotion?
Website design, brochure and annual report design, brochure production and IT support are all done 'in-house' through the part-time Special Projects Coordinator position which is sponsored through philanthropic donation.
Who supplies your services?
The agency has approximately 80 volunteers involved in various roles including reception, administration and interviewing. All interviewers are accredited and all services to clients are supplied by volunteers.

The Board of Management has an administration and policy-making role and is accountable to financial members of the agency, to bodies from which the organisation receives funding, and to the community in which the agency operates.

Can I choose how I would like my donation to be used?
You can nominate:


  • Frankston Community Appeal (Trust Fund). This annual fundraising Appeal uses cash donations to bulk buy groceries to make 200 hampers with identical contents.

How to donate to the appeal with cash, cheque or online
How to donate non-perishable food items

Who benefits from the Frankston Community Appeal?
Local families who have been professionally assessed as being in crisis at Christmas.

If you have further questions about how we are funded and how we can use your donations please contact

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This page last updated: 13-Nov-2014