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's Environmental Leadership Australia (WELA)

Stepping up for our environment

Our mission is to transform Australia’s response to our environmental and climate crises, by empowering, supporting, funding and diversifying women’s and gender diverse leadership for this change.
Karrkad Kanjdji Trust

Supporting women in Indigenous Land Management

In remote West & Central Arnhem Land, women are playing an important & growing role managing Country & supporting their communities as Indigenous rangers. Women-specific Traditional Knowledge & responsibilities are crucial to effective & holistic Indigenous land management.
Free to Feed

Womens Assembly

Free to Feed is proud to announce the Women’s Assembly. A pre-employment program designed for women seeking asylum and refugees facing severe isolation and profound barriers to connection, education and employment.
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 our national values and beliefs, enriching the landscape of ideas...

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Federation University Australia

Rural Women for STEM

Federation University Australia is Australia’s leading regional university. We support more first-in-family and social equity students than any other university and we create graduates who are job ready, with the skills that employers need to enhance their communities. Rural Women...
Documentary Australia

Under Cover - Documentary Film

Women over 50 are the fastest-growing cohort experiencing homelessness in Australia and Under Cover follows an eclectic group of these women who are tough and determined, while experiencing homelessness. Their moving but optimistic portraits lay bare the flaws in our...
Social Ventures Australia Limited

Older Women's Housing Fund

SVA aims to deliver a developed, costed and implementable financial model that unlocks private capital and Government funding to provide new, affordable housing for older women experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Victoria, NSW and QLD.
Just Peoples

Provide Job Readiness for Survivors of Domestic Abuse

This project will establish a training centre and enable 20 at-risk single mothers to train in traditional Vietnamese naturopathic therapies and beautician skills, and find work in one of many local spas. This will enable them to escape dangerous family situations while still having the ability to financially support themselves and their children.
Just Peoples Ltd

Provide Start-Up Capital for an Indigenous Women's Business

80% of indigenous Mexicans live in poverty. The situation is even worse for women in rural areas, who are less likely to work in the formal economy and earn a fair income. This project will see 14 indigenous Ikojts women in Oaxaca expand their new business, selling goods including traditional textiles and foods.
Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Ltd

Pathways Out of the Justice System

This project aims to provide pathways out of the justice system for socially and economically disadvantaged and vulnerable women who are charged with criminal offences, providing them with targeted, specialist in-house case-management services to address the causes of their offending and disadvantage.
Birth for Humankind Limited

Building a diverse community doula workforce

Providing employment pathways for culturally diverse women and improving health service access and outcomes for people experiencing disadvantage during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.
Her Place Australian Women’s Heritage and Museum LTD

Her Voice Festival of Women’s Activism

Despite the high incidence and impact of homelessness and domestic violence we are rarely confronted with the reality of these issues. Your support can help us to make these issues visible and enact change by bringing UNSEEN and The Lost Petition to our Her Voice Festival of Women’s Activism.
Women's Environmental Leadership Australia (WELA)

Stepping up for our environment

Our mission is to transform Australia’s response to our environmental and climate crises, by empowering, supporting, funding and diversifying women’s and gender diverse leadership for this change.
Sweetshop & Green

Left Write Hook

It is estimated that in Australia, 8% of boys and 20% of girls will experience childhood sexual assault. These shocking numbers highlight the important need to raise awareness and provide new language for us to think about, talk about and...
The Reach Foundation

Sponsor Alishia - A Young Reach Facilitator

This program is designed to fast track the development of Alishia through engagement with a group of mentors. With an investment of $5,000 each month (ongoing), you will become the mentor/mentor group for our facilitator Alishia. Alishia is a young...
SELF HELP ADDICTION RESOURCE CENTRE

Three Sides of the Coin Recovery Gamble lived experience video stories

Australia has the greatest gambling losses per capita in the world; 20% of pokie machines in the world; 75% of which are in suburban pubs and clubs -this ease of access is major predictor of harm. Pokies are particularly predatory...
Documentary Australia Foundation

Bukal Bukal

Why is the fact Aboriginal women are the fastest growing Incarceration group in Australia, not a part of urgent national discussion? Henrietta reveals the direct links between institutional racism and its trickle down effect into Aboriginal society, creating third world...
CARE Australia

Microfinancing in Vietnam

In mid-FY23, CARE Australia is launching a pilot program, developing a microfinance digital platform to provide loans to MSMEs in Vietnam and targeting funding from values-aligned Australian businesses as well as individual lenders and donors. In Asia and the Pacific,...
Fair Agenda

Keeping women’s safety on the agenda this election

The upcoming federal election will be make-or-break on women’s safety – the critical moment to ensure the current momentum for gender justice translates into evidence-based change, not just empty promises and spin. Fair Agenda are seeking your support to strategically...
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yher Africa invest

We work with women because promoting gender equality is one of the most effective ways to solve the most challenging social problems facing our world today. While Africa has the highest concentration of women entrepreneurs in the world, they face...
Fair Agenda

Keeping women's safety on the agenda in the first 100 days of the 47th Australian parliament

Fair Agenda are seeking core capacity support to drive accountability on issues of women’s safety and gender equality in the first 100 days of the new federal parliament. The current attention on gender-based violence has focused a consistent spotlight on...
First Nations Bushfoods and Botanical Alliance Australia

Growing an Indigenous Agri-Culture HUB

This project seeks to create an Indigenous female-led bushfoods and botanicals Retail and Tourist destination which will require (fit-out, stocking and staff) to develop the initial commercial retail space. It will showcase Indigenous bushfood & botanical products made by Aboriginal women. We also aim to establish a processing and education program, including a mobile division that focuses on educational product development for women in remote communities nationally.
Just Peoples

Enable Women to Earn an Income and Manage Their Periods Without Shame

In Tanzania, 80% of girls don’t have the ability to manage their periods hygienically due to a lack of access to purchase sanitary products as well as lack of ability to pay for them. In mountainous and rural areas, pads are almost impossible to find in stores, even if girls could afford them.
Media Diversity Australia

Women of Colour Mentorship Program

MDA's Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories report outlined that not only are those telling the stories on screen predominately Anglo –Celtic but so are those working in senior television news management roles are predominately Anglo –Celtic men. This project is designed to empower culturally and linguistically diverse female journalists, the requisite knowledge and skills to navigate climbing the ranks of leadership.

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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.