The Inclusion and Participation Division is pleased to announce the availability of the 2020-21 ACT Women’s Grants Program, encompassing the ACT Women’s Safety Grants and the Participation (Women’s) Grants.
The ACT Women’s Grant Program provides funding support to individuals, organisations and community groups for innovative projects to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of ACT women.
Eligible applicants may submit an application under each of the following two categories: ACT Women’s Safety Grants; and Participation (Women’s) Grants.
ACT Women’s Safety Grants are to support innovative projects to advance the following priorities identified in the Fourth Action Plan under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022:
Primary prevention is key
– Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
– Respect, listen and respond to the diverse lived experience and knowledge of women and their children affected by violence
– Respond to sexual violence and sexual harassment
– Improve support and service system responses