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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism

Grants program 2020

Applications now closed

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. The projects will take place throughout the Nillumbik community during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign from 25 November to 10 December 2020. 


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

2019 Grant Recipients

Projects awarded in 2019 included:

  • Purchase of books that challenge gender stereotypes for primary school libraries
  • Supporting the promotion and construction of 'The Catwalk' - an interactive, immersive art installation that draws attention to the issue of catcalling and aims to educate the public about how to deal with such situations
  • Purchase of Cubetto for a preschool - a wooden robot that teaches children the basics of computer programming, as part of a program to encourage girls to get involved in STEM-related activities