Women NSW COVID-19 Sexual, Domestic & Family Violence Infrastructure Grant Program - Tranche 3

Women NSW COVID-19 Sexual, Domestic & Family Violence Infrastructure Grant Program - Tranche 3

Women NSW's COVID-19 Sexual, Domestic and Family Violence Infrastructure Grant Program aims to support sexual, domestic and family violence services, including organisations working with perpetrators to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19. 

This one-off grant funding is available for projects that fall within the following categories:

  • Acquisition of land or buildings suitable for the provision of frontline services.
  • Construction of new accommodation suitable for the provision of frontline services.
  • Refurbishment, repurposing and improvement of buildings from which frontline services are delivered. This may include projects such as:
    • improving access for people with disability,
    • creating spaces for children such as outdoor areas, playgrounds, games rooms or healing and wellness rooms,
    • upgrade to existing kitchens, bathrooms, living areas/ bedrooms, office,
    • constructing or installing new spaces or demolishing existing buildings,
    • building additions or upgrades at women’s shelters and other frontline,
    • expansion of existing dwellings, including refurbishments and repurposing buildings, and land clearance and site works
    • construction of ramps or parking spots/spaces etc., and
    • painting, plumbing, roofing or electrical services.

The funds cannot be used for non-infrastructure initiatives, staffing (except as part of the delivery of the infrastructure e.g. for trades persons) or ongoing operational costs.

The minimum grant is $25,000; there is no maximum.

To be eligible for funding, applicants must currently;

  • provide a direct and frontline service to people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual, domestic and family violence; or provide services or programs for perpetrators, as part of their overall service delivery model; and
  • be established in NSW and operational.

Eligible applicants may include not-for-profit organisations including community organisations and/or faith-based organisations.

Applications close: 23 April 2021.

More information and application.

Contact: WomenNSWGrants@facs.nsw.gov.au

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