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The NSW Government supports the prevention of domestic and family violence at the local level by providing annual grants to Local Domestic and Family Violence Committees across the state. The NSW Government is pleased to continue the grants program in 2022 with a total of $80,000. Grants of up to $1,800 are available for projects that raise awareness about the impacts of domestic and family violence.
Applications open 10:00am on Monday 10 October 2022.
Funding of up to $1,800 (excluding GST) is available per committee for projects through an online submission process. Committees wherever possible, should seek in-kind support and/or financial contributions from project partners. Committee contributions are encouraged and can include voluntary labour, childcare with an approved service provider, use of existing facilities, equipment or other resources, and/or administrative support.
The grants have the following key objectives:
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, all activities MUST align with current NSW Health advice about social distancing, self-isolation, and public health orders.
For latest updates on the Department of Communities and Justice’s COVID-19 response, including information on domestic and family violence, please visit the COVID-19 (coronavirus) response website.
To qualify as a Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee for this funding, the committee must:
Projects that meet the project criteria as outlined in the Funding Guidelines are invited to apply.
Applications open at 10:00am on Monday 10 October 2022; and close at 11:59pm on Sunday 23 October 2022.
To apply, please read the Funding Guidelines and submit your application via the Smarty Grants Portal.
Please do not email additional attachments such as support letters or references – only your response to the application form will be used to assess your application. Applications will be assessed on merit against the assessment criteria set out in the Funding Guidelines. Late applications will not be accepted.
If you have any questions about the grants, please contact us by emailing SPC- GrantsHub@facs.nsw.gov.au
17 Nov 2022
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