2021 Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee Grants – Australia

2021 Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee Grants – Australia

Deadline: 17-Oct-21

The NSW Government supports the prevention of domestic and family violence at the local level by providing annual grants to 2021 Local Domestic and Family Violence Committees across the state.

Objectives

The grants have the following key objectives;

raise awareness in the community of the destructive impacts of domestic and family violence,
reinforce messages about positive behaviours and social norms rejecting violence against women, and
engage local groups, organisations – including men’s organisations – and schools in leading efforts for change,
increase awareness in the local community of services and support available for those experiencing or perpetrating domestic and family violence, or those responsible for it.
Funding Information

 

Funding of up to $1,800 (excluding GST) is available per committee for projects through an online submission process.
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.
Eligibility Criteria

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.
For more information, visit https://www.women.nsw.gov.au/commissioning/localDFVgrants

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