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Humanitas Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Humanitas Sub-Fund

The Sub-Fund supports African women and girls in Victoria, enabling them to avail themselves of educational, employment and other economic opportunities in Australia.

Chris Friday Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Chris Friday Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund seeks applications from Aboriginal community organisations for projects that support Aboriginal women and girls in Victoria.

Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that increase the literacy, educational opportunities of women and girls or address barriers facing older women.

Loula Rodopoulos Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Loula Rodopoulos Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that assist women recovering from mental illness or programs which encourage young and established female writers.

Con Irwin Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Con Irwin Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports circuit-breaking solutions to discrimination, violence against women and children or inequality of educational opportunity.

Essie Burbridge Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Essie Burbridge Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide leadership and achievement in cross-cultural understanding, and strategies for combating racism.

Joan Hudson Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Joan Hudson Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide positive and effective community supports for mothers and their children or young women from less advantaged backgrounds.

Prue Myer Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Prue Myer Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports immigrants and refugees and other disadvantaged girls and young women and provides them with positive mentoring opportunities or ways to improve their educational outcomes.

Fay Marles Equal Opportunity Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Fay Marles Equal Opportunity Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide leadership training, research and education on equal opportunity issues.

Jean McCaughey Social Justice Sub-Fund
Sub Funds

Jean McCaughey Social Justice Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports research projects that relate to women in the areas of homelessness, poverty and family well-being or strengthening local communities.

2018 Sub-Fund Program: Apply Now!

2018 Sub-Fund Program: Apply Now!

Have you got a social change project that helps women and girls thrive? Apply to one of our Sub-Funds.

Brand New Sub-fund Built Across Generations

Brand New Sub-fund Built Across Generations

Prue and Liz see that providing women and girls with education and opportunities is the key to making sure they have the best chance to reach their full potential.

Bryony Green
2017 Sub-Fund Grants

2017 Sub-Fund Grants

Would you like to make lasting impact in the community? Are you passionate about strategic, gender-wise philanthropy? Establishing a Sub-Fund within the Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust is...

Sub-Funds expand our investment in women and girls

Sub-Funds expand our investment in women and girls

In 2017, sixteen small grants were given for a range of projects that in one way or another will improve the lives of women and girls or women and their families. 

New Sub-Fund stands with Aboriginal women and girls

New Sub-Fund stands with Aboriginal women and girls

Chris Friday is a committed philanthropist and community worker who has already set-up another philanthropic foundation, the Harry and Clare Friday Foundation, in honour of her parents.

The Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund | Pro Bono Australia

The Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund | Pro Bono Australia

We launched a new sub-fund to honour and recognise one of Melbourne’s most influential philanthropists, Fleur Spitzer.

Create a Sub-Fund

Would you like to make lasting impact in the 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.

Create a Sub-Fund