Our Sub-Funds honour women who have made a valuable contribution to the lives of women and girls or in memory of special women whose own lives were remarkable in what they achieved.
Applications for the 2017 General Grants have closed. Successful grantees will be notified in late July. Our Sub-Funds are currently open for application and close on 31 July.
The Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust is committed to putting women on the public record and for remembering and highlighting their important place in our communities. We have established nine Sub-Funds so far to honour women who have made a valuable contribution to the lives of women and girls in our state or in memory of women special in the hearts of their families. If you are involved with a not-for-profit organisation that is eligible for a grant check out the details and purposes of each Sub-Fund, applications are open now and close 31st July 2017.Go to featured Post
Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation, Heywood – Aboriginal Family Therapy Training Program ($32,000) The Bouverie Centre at La Trobe University will deliver a Post Graduate Certificate in Family...Read more
The Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust has launched a new sub-fund to honour and recognise one of Melbourne’s most influential philanthropists, Fleur Spitzer. The Women’s Trust said that while Spitzer was not a household name, her generosity had had an immeasurable impact on the lives of many people in the community and she had been a shining example for other female philanthropists.Go to featured Post
In 2002, outworkers in the clothing industry were being appallingly exploited. 90% of the workers were women earning $2-5 per hour. They worked a 12-16 hour day, often in unsafe conditions.Go to featured Grant
Our 30th birthday grants program was our largest on record. It has funded some major initiatives to address domestic violence and projects that embrace new approaches, challenge orthodoxy and offer significant and lasting community benefit.Go to featured Post
We can take some things for granted but that doesn’t mean that it’s fair. For example, should women pay more for a haircut or dry...Go to featured Grant
Would you like to make a lasting impact in your community? Are you passionate about strategic, gender-wise philanthropy?
Establishing a Sub-Fund within the Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust is a practical and lasting way for you to strategically invest in advancing opportunities or reducing barriers for women and girls’ in Victoria without any administrative burden.