2019 Grant Recipients
The 2019 100 Women Gala Celebration held in the River Room, Optus Stadium was an inspirational night of true celebration! It was an opportunity to thank our 100 Women members, Sponsors and In-Kind Partners, Board, Committee and Volunteers, and celebrate the incredible achievements of 2019 as an organisation.
We heard from inspirational keynote speaker, Dr Tracy Westerman, and celebrated this year’s 100 Women Grant Recipients voted by our members. We are so pleased to share the exciting news of the following four organisations as the 2019 100 Women Grant Recipients:
Love Mercy was granted $28,250 towards their Village Savings and Loans Groups project in Northern Uganda. The funds will be used towards the purchasing of gardening tools, workshop materials, savings boxes, new Village Savings and Loans trainers, and a new mentoring and evaluation officer. To find out more about Love Mercy, visit: https://www.lovemercyfoundation.org
Yiyili Community Indigenous Corporation was awarded $29,835 towards their Creative Workshop Program for Gooniyandi Women and Girls. Located in Yiyili Community, Halls Creek Shire in Western Australia, the 100 Women grant will be used to support casual wages for a Program Officer (new role, 12 hours per week for two local women), arts specialists to travel and deliver training locally, art equipment and materials, bush trips and exhibition costs. To find out more about the history of the Yiyili community and Laarri Gallery, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSDLTgHHD2M
Pollinate Energy was granted $30,000 to empower women to lead their communities out of poverty through the scaling of their proven and successful empowerment model. 100 Women funds will be used to support the recruitment, training and mentoring of 50 Nepali women to run their own micro-sales business. To find out more about Pollinate Energy, visit: https://pollinategroup.org/
Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Services was awarded $30,000 to be used towards video production, translation services, workshop resources and a Health Promotion Officer to support in-person workshops and online tutorials on respectful relationships, sexual health, mental health, physical health and wellbeing specifically for culturally and linguistically diverse young women and girls. To find out more about Ishar, visit: https://www.ishar.org.au/
Congratulations to all our grant winners!
Next Year – Big Plans for 100 Women
The 2019 100 Women Gala Celebration was such a memorable and inspiring night! We thank our incredible members for their financial contribution that has resulted in the continued growth of 100 Women and its ability to fund more deserving projects each and every year.
Almost $120,000 of grant funding was awarded to this year’s 100 Women Grant Recipients; over $600,000 in funding since 100 Women was established, to support incredible projects that have a tremendous impact on the lives of communities locally and overseas.
With your support, we can continue to increase funding and award more grants at next year’s 2020 100 Women Gala Celebration!
Please consider joining 100 Women through the link below, and with your help, we can make a positive impact together! Find out more about our 100 Women membership options here.
Thank you for supporting 100 Women to grow and prosper in the future.