Community, Health, Women

2021 Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee Grants

Funder:  NSW – Women

Grant Background: The NSW Government supports the prevention of domestic and family violence at the local level by providing annual grants to Local Domestic and Family Violence Committees across the state.

Projects the NSW Government is looking to fund:

  • promotional events for awareness of domestic and family violence. Past successful community events have included walks, candlelight vigils, and community information days;
  • projects that reinforce messages about positive behaviours and social norms rejecting violence against women,
  • collaborations with local groups, organisations – including men’s organisations – and schools in leading efforts for change, and
  • educational and awareness raising resources, print information booklets, promotional brochures and posters about domestic and family violence and/or local services.

$ Available: Up to $1 800.00.

Eligibility:  To qualify as a Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee for this funding, the committee must:

  • be a formally recognised forum where organisations in a local area (government and non-government) providing services to women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, can discuss issues of concern,
  • enhance inter-agency responses to women, men and children who experience domestic and family violence,
  • be a body with membership from both government agencies and non-government organisations,
  • have members with demonstrated expertise in addressing domestic and family violence, and
  • provide Strategy and Programs with an up to date copy of agreed terms of reference (or other relevant operational information).

Key Dates: Closes 17 October 2021.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

 Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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