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The Arthur Marsden Whiting's Sympathy Fund has been established to provide assistance to individuals of the Protestant faith with a primary physical disability who are in need of financial assistance. Grants are available for equipment, treatment, education or training and other types of assistance needed to care for a person with a disability.

 To be eligible for assistance, applicants must:

  • Have a primary disability that impairs mobility
  • Be of the Protestant faith
  • Reside in Victoria
  • Not suffer from alcoholism
  • Meet financial eligibility criteria as determined by the panel


PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be submitted on the current application form to ensure the correct information is assessed.

Approximately $80,000 is distributed annually with individual grants of up to $3,000 per annum per applicant.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

  • Applications received between 1 April to 30 June, approved in August
  • Applications received between 1 July to 30 September, approved in November
  • Applications received between 1 October to 31 December, approved in February


Click to download the application form.