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Community-led Projects to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children

Funder:  Federal – Social Services

Grant Background: Organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop and deliver innovative and community led primary prevention activities that challenge violence-supportive attitudes and behaviours. A community-led approach ensures the people, groups and communities impacted by a project are actively involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of the project.

The department is seeking applications from specialist organisations, or consortium partnerships, to develop and deliver primary prevention projects across Australia. The lead applicant must be a specialist organisation with expertise in family, domestic or sexual violence, primary prevention or gender equality.

Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate existing strong relationships with their target groups or communities, or partnerships with organisations representing those groups or communities.

Priority cohorts for this grant opportunity include:

  • Children and young people
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Women with disabilities
  • Women living in rural and remote communities
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • People with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.

$ Available: The minimum total grant amount is $350,000 GST exclusive over three years. The maximum total grant amount is $550,000 GST exclusive over three years

Eligibility:  This grant opportunity is seeking applications from specialist organisations, or consortium partnerships led by specialist organisations, with other relevant organisations.

For the purposes of this grant opportunity, a specialist organisation is an organisation with expertise in family, domestic or sexual violence, gender equality or primary prevention. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate existing strong relationships with their target groups or communities, or partnerships with specialist organisations representing those groups or communities.

To be an eligible specialist organisation, applicants must also be one of the following entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Company
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Local Government
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Sole Trader
  • Statutory Entity
  • Partnership
  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust
  • Unincorporated Association.

The lead organisation may consider forming a partnership or consortium with other organisations who have relevant expertise including:

  • Specialist women’s sector and/or specialist family, domestic or sexual violence organisations
  • Gender equality organisations
  • Peak advocacy organisations
  • Community sector organisations that represent diverse communities (such as Aboriginal controlled/led organisations, organisations representing culturally and linguistically diverse communities or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer cohorts or women with disability)
  • State and territory governments
  • Local government.

Key Dates: closes 9 October 2019

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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