Grants for women

International Women's Day grants

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world each year on 8 March to recognise the economic, political and social achievements of women.

Read more about International Women's Day.

If you are planning to hold an event to celebrate the day you can apply for a grant of up to $3,000 from the Office of Gender Equity and Diversity to help run your event.

When you can apply

Applications open on 1 November and close on 30 November 2017.

Who can apply

You must be one of the following: 

  • a resident of the NT
  • an organisation based and registered in the NT.

You must also be able to show that you can contribute to the project through other funding or support, and that you can manage the project's budget.

Before you apply

You should read the International Women's Day grant guidelines.

What can be funded 

You can apply for funding for activities that do at least two of the following: 

  • celebrate International Women's Day
  • celebrate women's diversity and social, political and economic achievements
  • educate the community about International Women's Day
  • encourage reflection and discussion about issues on gender inequality
  • encourages community participation in International Women's Day.

Your project or event must also do all of the following:

  • have a need for financial assistance
  • have an itemised budget
  • include an outline of how the activity will be promoted
  • have identifiable objectives and outcomes
  • be completed within the proposed time frame
  • show that the funds will result in a positive outcome and advance the social, political, economic or civil status of women in the NT. 

What can't be funded

Grants cannot be given or used for any of the following:

  • political activity
  • commercial or business activity
  • alcohol
  • projects already underway
  • profit-making projects
  • deficit budgets
  • real estate purchases
  • administration or management fees
  • wages
  • printing and stationery costs
  • projects that are the same as existing events.

How to apply

Fill in your grant application (78.7 kb) and submit it by email, post or in person to:

Office of Gender Equity and Diversity
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0881
tf.oged@nt.gov.au

Office of Gender Equity and Diversity
6th Floor Darwin Plaza
41 Smith Street
Darwin

For help filling in your application or for more information on how to submit call (08) 8999 8373.

After you apply 

The Office of Gender Equity and Diversity will contact you by January if you have been successful.

Successful grants

If you are successful you will have to sign a grant agreement.

This means you must complete the project funded by the grant under law.

When your project has finished

You must send all of the following documents to the Office of Gender Equity and Diversity within six weeks of your event finishing:

  • a written evaluation
  • copies of promotional material
  • receipts and invoices
  • photos
  • a filled in grant acquittal form from the Office of Gender Equity and Diversity.

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Last updated: 31 October 2017