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LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS OFFERED A BOOST TO DRIVE GENDER EQUALITY

Monday, 20 August 2018


Monday,20 August 2018



LOCAL SPORTING CLUBSOFFERED A BOOST TO DRIVE GENDER EQUALITY


Following a highly competitive first round that resulted in22 community sporting organisations receiving funding, applicationsare now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s Change Our Game Community Activation Grant program.

The program is designed to support the delivery ofinitiatives that bring together communities and showcase women and girls,furthering gender equality throughout the Victorian sport and active recreationsector.

StateLabor Members for Bendigo, Maree Edwards and Jacinta Allan strongly encouragecommunity sporting bodies to apply for the grant and celebrate women and girlsthroughout the region.

Grantsof up to $5,000 will be available to eligible clubs and community groups acrossVictoria and will establish opportunity for women and girls at the grassrootslevel to enable them to achieve their full potential both on and off the field.

This new funding joins the alreadyextensive Change Our Game grants portfoliothat works alongside initiatives including the record breaking $14 million Female-Facilities Fund and the $380,000already committed to the Change Our GameScholarships and the Change Our GameChampions program.


Change Our Game Community Activation Grants is nowopen and more information is available at changeourgame.vic.gov.au.

Quotes attributed to Member for Bendigo West,Maree Edwards

“Thisprogram will enable local clubs to further deliver programs that will drivepositive change within our community. I encourage all clubs to get on boardwith this exciting initiative and change our game.”

Quotes attributed to Member for Bendigo East, JacintaAllan

“Werecognise the impact community sport has in shaping our society and the Change Our Game Community Activation Grantsprogram will support local sport and recreation clubs address gender equalityat grassroots level.”


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