National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children - Community Action Grants

Applications for the Community Action Grants are now closed.

Applications were required to be received by FaHCSIA, or postmarked, by 5:00pm AEST Monday 30 May 2011.

The Australian Government has committed $3.75m over three years for Community Action Grants to support communities in reducing violence against women. The grants are part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, as announced in the Government’s 2010 election commitments. 

Assessment

The assessment process for the Community Action Grants has now been completed and both successful and unsuccessful applicants have been notified.

Feedback is available for unsuccessful applicants.

Please proceed to the links below for information about the application process (now closed).

This stream was open to community groups, not-for-profit organisations and local government organisations with innovative primary prevention projects aimed at engaging their community to prevent violence against women and to encourage and promote respectful relationships.

This stream was restricted to organisations identified by the Australian Sports Commission as a National Sporting Organisation or a National Sporting Organisation for People with Disabilities.  Only organisations that had received an invitation to submit an application were eligible to apply for funding under Stream 2.  Funding was available for innovative primary prevention projects for organisations to deliver initiatives at local clubs which prevent violence against women and encourage and promote respectful relationships.

 

Content Updated: 21 August 2013