16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism

Grants available

Nillumbik Shire Council is committed to preventing violence against women and promoting gender equality. Small grants of up to $500 are available to support awareness raising and community led projects in the Nillumbik community that will be undertaken during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign from 25 November to 10 December.

Key dates

  • Applications open Monday 29 July 2019   
  • Applications close midnight Friday 20 September 2019 

Projects must be undertaken between 25 November and 10 December 2019

To apply

Apply here or at https://nillumbik.smartygrants.com.au/

2018 Grant Recipients

Need some inspiration for your 2019 grant application? Here are some ideas  that were awarded grants in 2018:

  • Purchase of books that challenge gender stereotypes for a primary school library
  • A Men's Shed purchased bright orange wigs and used them as a conversation starter to talk about gender inequality
  • A girls skateboard clinic was organised
  • A leisure centre organised a '16 hours of cycling' challenge
  • A morning tea with guest speaker


For information or assistance, contact Jodie Leahy on 9433 3165 or email grants@nillumbik.vic.gov.au