Projects

Connecting funders to impactful projects that benefit women and girls across a range of social issues.

We are delighted to present this Online Project Showcase, in an effort to connect our growing community of philanthropic funders to the many wonderful organisations whose projects target women and girls and deliver greater gender equality.

This is a curated bank of projects that support women and girls across a range of social issues, locally and internationally. Whether your passion is education, the arts, safety from violence, medical research or the environment, inter alia, we can suggest a project to drive impact and advance gender equality by investing in women and girls.

Featured Projects
Women for Election Australia

Train 2000 women to run for office by 2022

Women For Election Australia's most pressing goal is to empower 2000 women to stand for public office by 2022. The torrid news coming from Canberra relating to sexual harassment/assault/bullying/misogyny has seen an unprecedented number of women sign up to our programs. We now have a waiting list we're having trouble servicing.
Women for Election Australia

Train 2000 women to run for office by 2022

Women For Election Australia's most pressing goal is to empower 2000 women to stand for public office by 2022. The torrid news coming from Canberra relating to sexual harassment/assault/bullying/misogyny has seen an unprecedented number of women sign up to our programs. We now have a waiting list we're having trouble servicing.
Stars Foundation

Education support for First Nations girls

A good education can lay the foundation for success in life and achieving a higher level of education is one factor to help reduce Indigenous disadvantage in Australia. But many Indigenous youth face a multitude of barriers to completing their education and remain at high risk of disengaging from school. Stars Foundation provides educational mentoring and engagement programs that support...
Stars Foundation

Education support for First Nations girls

A good education can lay the foundation for success in life and achieving a higher level of education is one factor to help reduce Indigenous disadvantage in Australia. But many Indigenous youth face a multitude of barriers to completing their education and remain at high risk of disengaging from school....
Global Sisters

Back Her Brilliance: First Nation Sisters

Global Sisters exists to “Back Her Brilliance” and make business possible for all Australian women. We support women who are unemployed or under-employed to become financially independent through business.
Global Sisters

Back Her Brilliance: First Nation Sisters

Global Sisters exists to “Back Her Brilliance” and make business possible for all Australian women. We support women who are unemployed or under-employed to become financially independent through business.

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Opportunity International Australia

Preventing Gender Based Violence in India

Our goal is to empower women in India to build a life free from poverty, by addressing their right to safety and equality. We focus our efforts on two of the most significant threats to women’s safety: human trafficking and...
Opportunity International Australia

Preventing Gender Based Violence in India

Our goal is to empower women in India to build a life free from poverty, by addressing their right to safety and equality. We focus our efforts on two of the most significant threats to women’s safety: human trafficking and...
Outloud

UNITY

UNITY is aimed at girls and gender diverse people aged 10-12 in the Bankstown area. This 12-week early intervention music mentoring program teaches singing and songwriting through the lens of talking about what makes up healthy relationships with our community,...
Outloud

UNITY

UNITY is aimed at girls and gender diverse people aged 10-12 in the Bankstown area. This 12-week early intervention music mentoring program teaches singing and songwriting through the lens of talking about what makes up healthy relationships with our community,...
Story Factory

Building girls’ literacy, confidence and creativity through creative writing.

We will support up to 200 marginalised girls aged 12-18 at Birrong Girls High School in Western Sydney to find their voice, build their confidence and develop vital writing skills through inspiring creative writing workshops. Birrong Girls High has a...
Story Factory

Building girls’ literacy, confidence and creativity through creative writing.

We will support up to 200 marginalised girls aged 12-18 at Birrong Girls High School in Western Sydney to find their voice, build their confidence and develop vital writing skills through inspiring creative writing workshops. Birrong Girls High has a...
CAMPAIGN FOR FEMALE EDUCATION AUSTRALIA LTD (CAMFED)

Empowering young women through education to lead across sub-Saharan Africa

The Learner Guide Programme is central to scaling CAMFED’s impact across Africa. It sees female school graduates —once themselves supported by CAMFED—return to their local school, volunteering as mentors and role models. Trained in delivering life and learning skills, as...
CAMPAIGN FOR FEMALE EDUCATION AUSTRALIA LTD (CAMFED)

Empowering young women through education to lead across sub-Saharan Africa

The Learner Guide Programme is central to scaling CAMFED’s impact across Africa. It sees female school graduates —once themselves supported by CAMFED—return to their local school, volunteering as mentors and role models. Trained in delivering life and learning skills, as...
Family Planning NSW

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Project

The Comprehensive Sexuality Education Project aims to ensure all people have access to evidence-based, age appropriate and culturally safe CSE. The project focuses on designing and developing an ‘online resource hub’ for all people to access CSE information, education and...
Family Planning NSW

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Project

The Comprehensive Sexuality Education Project aims to ensure all people have access to evidence-based, age appropriate and culturally safe CSE. The project focuses on designing and developing an ‘online resource hub’ for all people to access CSE information, education and...
Her Heart

Raising awareness of heart disease in women

Her Heart speaks to women, about women, and for women. The organisation is committed to working with women to raise awareness of heart disease – few are aware that we lose 1 woman every hour to heart disease in Australia,...
Her Heart

Raising awareness of heart disease in women

Her Heart speaks to women, about women, and for women. The organisation is committed to working with women to raise awareness of heart disease – few are aware that we lose 1 woman every hour to heart disease in Australia,...
Just Peoples Ltd

Supporting Single Mothers to Survive and Thrive

This project will target a community of over 1’000 single mothers in Vietnam which enables women to be free from stigma, abuse and shame. The project exists to share sessions from a range of experts (psychologist, economist, business expert) on...
Just Peoples Ltd

Supporting Single Mothers to Survive and Thrive

This project will target a community of over 1’000 single mothers in Vietnam which enables women to be free from stigma, abuse and shame. The project exists to share sessions from a range of experts (psychologist, economist, business expert) on...
Just Peoples Ltd

Health Insurance for Pregnant Factory Workers

Many of the clothes we wear are made in one of Bangladesh’s 4,000+ garment factories. The competitive nature of “fast fashion” and retailers’ determination to keep prices down, means workers’ rights and well-being are often sacrificed. Of the 4 million...
Just Peoples Ltd

Health Insurance for Pregnant Factory Workers

Many of the clothes we wear are made in one of Bangladesh’s 4,000+ garment factories. The competitive nature of “fast fashion” and retailers’ determination to keep prices down, means workers’ rights and well-being are often sacrificed. Of the 4 million...
Just Peoples Ltd

Indigenous Womens Co-Op Mexico

Almost 4 out of 5 Mexicans who belong to an indigenous group live in poverty. The situation is even worse for indigenous women in rural areas, as they are less likely to work in the formal economy and earn a...
Just Peoples Ltd

Indigenous Womens Co-Op Mexico

Almost 4 out of 5 Mexicans who belong to an indigenous group live in poverty. The situation is even worse for indigenous women in rural areas, as they are less likely to work in the formal economy and earn a...
Women for Change, fundraising committee of the LBW Trust

Kakenya’s Centre for Excellence

The Women for Change committee is focused on empowering women through education and supports the tertiary education of 78 Maasai women in Kenya and 4 in Sydney. All students come from the Transmara region in rural Kenya and are the...
Women for Change, fundraising committee of the LBW Trust

Kakenya’s Centre for Excellence

The Women for Change committee is focused on empowering women through education and supports the tertiary education of 78 Maasai women in Kenya and 4 in Sydney. All students come from the Transmara region in rural Kenya and are the...
Butterfly Foundation

Wandi Nerida Residential Recovery Centre

An eating disorder is a complex mental illness which can be severe and enduring. Approximately 1 million Australians are currently experiencing an eating disorder, 2/3 being female. In Australia, hospital care is the standard approach when an eating disorder is...
Butterfly Foundation

Wandi Nerida Residential Recovery Centre

An eating disorder is a complex mental illness which can be severe and enduring. Approximately 1 million Australians are currently experiencing an eating disorder, 2/3 being female. In Australia, hospital care is the standard approach when an eating disorder is...
Women's Community Shelters

Help us build an Australia where women and children are safe, secure, supported and equal

Women’s Community Shelters (WCS) is a DGR1 charity, registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. Our mission is to work with local communities to establish new crisis accommodation shelters for women and children who are homeless or leaving domestic...
Women's Community Shelters

Help us build an Australia where women and children are safe, secure, supported and equal

Women’s Community Shelters (WCS) is a DGR1 charity, registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. Our mission is to work with local communities to establish new crisis accommodation shelters for women and children who are homeless or leaving domestic...
Stella

The Stella Count

Stella strives for a community where the power and influence of writing and stories are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, disability or age. We believe that Australian women’s writing and stories play a powerful role in shaping...
Stella

The Stella Count

Stella strives for a community where the power and influence of writing and stories are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, disability or age. We believe that Australian women’s writing and stories play a powerful role in shaping...
Older Women in Cohousing Inc.

WINC Middle Women Housing Fund

Older Women in Cohousing [WINC] is creating a new model – the Middle Women Housing Fund – to enable women with insufficient assets to take part in the WINC cohousing community. These ‘middle women’ have some assets – but too...
Older Women in Cohousing Inc.

WINC Middle Women Housing Fund

Older Women in Cohousing [WINC] is creating a new model – the Middle Women Housing Fund – to enable women with insufficient assets to take part in the WINC cohousing community. These ‘middle women’ have some assets – but too...
Hagar Australia

Empowering Women for a Better Future

The overarching program, The Whole Journey, provides comprehensive trauma-informed support program for women and children affected by human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Through their healing journey, survivors are supported to make choices ensuring their physical and mental health needs are...
Hagar Australia

Empowering Women for a Better Future

The overarching program, The Whole Journey, provides comprehensive trauma-informed support program for women and children affected by human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Through their healing journey, survivors are supported to make choices ensuring their physical and mental health needs are...
WomenCAN Australasia

The Placement Circle

The project will help women gain training in the trades sector where there is a huge skills shortage, high job demand and under representation of women. Through The Placement Circle (TPC) , we will recruit 15 women and support them through...
WomenCAN Australasia

The Placement Circle

The project will help women gain training in the trades sector where there is a huge skills shortage, high job demand and under representation of women. Through The Placement Circle (TPC) , we will recruit 15 women and support them through...
Women’s Property Initiatives

Homes to Help

Women’s Property Initiatives (WPI) mission is to build a secure future for women and children in need by developing and providing good quality, long term affordable housing. In partnership with Platinum Institute Australia (PIA), a registered training organisation operating in...
Women’s Property Initiatives

Homes to Help

Women’s Property Initiatives (WPI) mission is to build a secure future for women and children in need by developing and providing good quality, long term affordable housing. In partnership with Platinum Institute Australia (PIA), a registered training organisation operating in...
The Royal Women's Hospital

The Cornelia Program: Breaking the cycle of homelessness for vulnerable women and their babies

The Royal Women's Hospital needs help to help break the cycle of homelessness for vulnerable women and their babies. The Women’s, Launch Housing and HousingFirst have collaborated to develop the Cornelia Program – an Australian-first initiative that aims to break the cycle of homelessness and support pregnant women and new mothers to develop a lasting bond with their babies.
The Royal Women's Hospital

The Cornelia Program: Breaking the cycle of homelessness for vulnerable women and their babies

The Royal Women's Hospital needs help to help break the cycle of homelessness for vulnerable women and their babies. The Women’s, Launch Housing and HousingFirst have collaborated to develop the Cornelia Program – an Australian-first initiative that aims to break the cycle of homelessness and support pregnant women and new mothers to develop a lasting bond with their babies.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence

Pilot: improving inclusivity of Stepping Stones to Small Business program

Stepping Stones To Small Business is a program run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL), tailored to women from refugee and migrant and asylum seeking backgrounds and uses a strengths-based, capabilities approach to build upon each participant’s strengths and life experiences. The program aims to increase economic participation and financial wellbeing through education, mentoring and support.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence

Pilot: improving inclusivity of Stepping Stones to Small Business program

Stepping Stones To Small Business is a program run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL), tailored to women from refugee and migrant and asylum seeking backgrounds and uses a strengths-based, capabilities approach to build upon each participant’s strengths and life experiences. The program aims to increase economic participation and financial wellbeing through education, mentoring and support.
Fair Agenda

Funding the fight for a safer future

The next six months is critical to shape government responses for years to come. The Morrison Government is hosting a National Women’s Summit and preparing a new National Plan To Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children to guide the next 12 years. Fair Agenda is campaigning for stronger prevention of gender-based violence, better access to services and improved legal responses for survivors.
Fair Agenda

Funding the fight for a safer future

The next six months is critical to shape government responses for years to come. The Morrison Government is hosting a National Women’s Summit and preparing a new National Plan To Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children to guide the next 12 years. Fair Agenda is campaigning for stronger prevention of gender-based violence, better access to services and improved legal responses for survivors.

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If you have a project that invest in, or benefit women and girls and advance gender equality, we would love to hear from you. Please register and we will review your submission.