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NSW Women’s Week Grants

ClosedGrant Opened: 14th of November 2022 Closed: 4th of December 2022 Value: $3,000 to $5,000 Run By: Women NSW Further Information: https://www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/nsw-womens-week-grants

NSW Women’s Week celebrates the diverse contributions of women and girls. It is an opportunity to reflect on the social, economic and achievements of women and girls in NSW.

NSW Women’s Week will be celebrated between Monday 6 March and Sunday 12 March 2023 to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March 2023.

NSW Women's Week Grants allow eligible organisations to share in $100,000 in funding to deliver an event or activity during NSW Women’s Week.

Who can apply

  • Incorporated incorporated not-for-profit community organisations that are registered and approved as not-for-profit bodies by NSW Fair Trading.
  • NSW local councils (and their section 355 committees) operating under the Local Government Act (1993) are obliged to cash match or provide in-kind support up to the value of $5000.

NSW Women’s Week events or activities will need to align with at least one of the three- targeted priorities that women from across NSW have consistently said are important to them in the NSW Women’s Strategy (2023-2026).

1. Economic opportunity and advancement
Economic opportunity and advancement aims to improve women’s financial wellbeing andsecurity, and support diverse and flexible employment opportunities for women and girls.
The economic opportunity and advancement category might include:

  • financial information sessions for women
  • career advice for women and girls interested in entering the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) industries
  • local inspiring women speaking about their work/careers

2. Health and wellbeing
Health and wellbeing aims to promote and support a holistic approach to women’s health across their lifespan. Women’s physical, social and economic potential is maximised when they are healthy, and their health needs are addressed.

The health and wellbeing category might include

  • school information sessions for girls on healthy body image
  • sport participation programs celebrating/promoting health and well being
  • mental health promotion events for managing anxiety and depression

3. Participation and empowerment
Participation and empowerment recognises the importance of supporting women’s engagement through social networks, access to information and building confidence using diverse representations of women and girls.

The participation and empowerment category might include

  • mentoring events
  • networking events
  • events promoting/increasing women’s participation
Last Updated: 9th of November 2022
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