The Fay Marles Equal Opportunity Sub-Fund was established in 2013 to honour the leadership and legacy of Victoria’s first Equal Opportunity Commissioner, Fay Marles AM.
The Victorian Equal Opportunity Act was passed in 1977 and Fay was appointed that same year. For the next decade she led the way in implementing reform on anti-discrimination, enabling women to take their place more equally in our workplaces and our community.
The Fay Marles Equal Opportunity Sub-Fund supports projects that provide:
We welcome donations to this Sub-Fund. All contributions help build the financial pool for making grants and are fully tax-deductible.
This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide leadership training, research and education on equal opportunity issues.
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...
This study examines the effectiveness of both formal and informal supporting practices for women working in accounting.
This research project aims to determine the number and percentage of women barristers appearing in the State and Federal Courts of Victoria.
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.