Queensland Women: Be involved. Lead the way

In 2017 Queensland Women’s Week celebrations will be held from 6 to 12 March, and will include a state-wide series of events and activities.

The theme for the week is: Queensland Women: Be involved. Lead the way.

This theme encourages women and girls to participate, and pursue leadership roles, in their community and workplace.

Organisations are encouraged to apply for grants to deliver activities and events across Queensland’s urban, rural, regional and remote communities during Women’s Week 2017.

The Queensland Government are working with YWCA Queensland to deliver grants for events and activities that align with the theme and recognise and celebrate the achievements of all Queensland women.

Applications are now open for grants of up to $3,000.

A total of $150,000 funding is available.

Funded events and activities should offer opportunities for Queenslanders of all ages and linguistic and cultural backgrounds to join together in celebration.

For more information on eligible projects, please read the Grant Guidelines.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 6 January 2017.

2017 Queensland Women’s Week Grants

Applications are open for one-off funding of up to $3,000 (GST exclusive) to deliver events, projects or activities during Queensland Women’s Week 2017, from 6 to 12 March.

Applications are invited for events, project and activities that aim to:

  • celebrate the achievements of women and girls
  • empower and inspire Queensland women and girls to participate in, and pursue, leadership positions in their community and workplace
  • raise community awareness of the benefits of having women in decision-making positions.

Applications close 5pm Friday 6 January 2017.

Visit SmartyGrants to submit your application.

For more information about the grants, contact YWCA Queensland between 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (except on public holidays) on 0419 006 339 or email grants@yq.org.au.

YWCA Queensland is administering the Queensland Women’s Week grants on behalf of the Queensland Government.

For more information

Phone: 0419 006 339
Email: grants@yq.org.au
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