INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF LOCAL WOMEN
Organisations across the region with project that empower women and promote their wellbeing are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s $1 million Investing in Women Funding Program.
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said our region was blessed with several great organisations who were focused on supporting our women and encouraged them to apply for the latest round of the program.
“The NSW Government is focused on improving economic and social outcomes our women and girls with a range of initiatives designed to empower them to have greater autonomy over their careers and their families,” Mr Anderson said.
“This fund gives local advocates and organisations an opportunity to host events or programs that will help us achieve those goals.”
Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor said the Investing in Women Funding Program will support increasing women’s workforce participation.
“I encourage organisations to develop projects that advance the role, status and contributions of women and girls in the Tamworth region,” Mrs Taylor said.
“We know when women thrive, NSW thrives.”
Since 2013, the Investing in Women Funding Program has provided more than $3.3 million to more than 100 projects that support women and girls in NSW. The NSW Government increased funding under this program to $1 million from this year.
Past projects include a targeted workplace employer program to facilitate employers to be able to provide flexible opportunities for those with endometriosis, mentoring program for girls interested in entering the trades sector.
Funding applications close on Sunday 27 November 2022, 11:59pm (AEDT).
For more information and details on how to apply, head to: https://www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/investing-women-funding-program