Investing in Queensland Women

Investing in Queensland Women

Grant Program

Posted on 08.07.2021

Applications for Round 2 are now open and will close on 31 July 2021.

Round Two of the Investing in Queensland Women’s grant program is now open to organisations delivering female focused initiatives aiding them in their economic recovery.

The purpose of the Investing in Queensland Women grant program is to support community groups and organisations across the state’s urban, rural and remote communities to develop and deliver initiatives that align with the Queensland Government’s strategic priorities and address the unique issues faced by women.

One off grant-funding will be made available to support initiatives that:

  • target people who identify as women and who may be more vulnerable or experience multiple levels of disadvantage, including Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (including people on temporary visas), people in rural, regional and remote communities, young people and older people
  • help achieve the objectives of either:
    1. the Queensland Women’s Strategy 2016-21 and inspire and encourage the Queensland community to respect women, embrace gender equality and promote and protects the rights, interests and wellbeing of women and girls
    2. the Third Action Plan of Queensland’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026 to reduce domestic and family violence reoffending, including working with perpetrators and/or with victim-survivors
    3. Prevent. Support. Believe. Queensland’s Framework to address Sexual Violence to ensure everyone lives free of the fear, threat or experience of sexual violence

The three categories of funding available for applicants include:

  • Category 1: up to $5,000 for small initiatives such as targeted campaigns or events (e.g. awareness raising event, workshop or training for small groups, or development of resources such as posters)
  • Category 2: up to $10,000 for larger initiatives which will operate on a broader scale or are more sustainable in nature (e.g. medium to large scale campaign, development of resources such as videos, or a series of workshops or events)
  • Category 3: up to $15,000 for substantial initiatives which are undertaken jointly between two or more organisations or community groups, with favourable consideration given to applications where there is a matched contribution to the initiative from the initiative partners.

Submissions for round two close on 31 July 2021.

Full details on the grant program, including how to apply, are available at www.justice.qld.gov.au/initiatives/grants-for-queensland-women

A full list of Round One recipients of the Investing in Queensland Women grants program is available at Successful Applicants

 

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