Women cheering and celebrating

NSW Women’s Week Grants

Funder:  NSW – Women

Grant Background: The NSW Government is encouraging not-for-profit community organisations and local councils within NSW to apply for a grant to hold events and activities that celebrate women during NSW Women’s Week between 2 – 8 March 2020.

NSW Women’s Week provides local organisations with an opportunity to give back by delivering education, mentoring and participation activities that benefit local women and girls. Women across NSW make important contributions at work, in our families, communities and neighbourhoods.

Events must promote at least one of the three priorities of the NSW Women’s Strategy 2018-2022, which include women’s economic opportunity and advancement, health and wellbeing, and participation and empowerment.

  1. Economic opportunity and advancement
  • Fund events/activities that celebrate and promote women’s financial wellbeing and security.
  • Fund events/activities that promote diverse and flexible employment opportunities for women and girls.
  • Fund events/activities that celebrate and promote women in diverse employment categories/industries.
  1. Health and wellbeing
  • Fund events/activities that celebrate, promote and support a holistic approach to women’s health across the lifespan.
  1. Participation and empowerment
  • Fund events/activities that promote women’s engagement through social networks, access to information and building confidence using diverse representations of women and girls including Aboriginal women and girls.
  • Fund events/activities that demonstrate support and communication to culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities as well people living in regional and rural NSW.
  • Fund events/activities inclusive of those who identify as lesbian bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) people.

$ Available: Up to $5 000.


  • All 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.

Key Dates: Closes 06 November 2019.


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

#women  #education  #professionaldevelopment #opportunitiesforwomen #empowerment #healthandwellbeing

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.