2020 Grant Finalists

100 Women is pleased to announce the seven finalists for our 2020 grant round.

With COVID-19 restrictions affecting the operations and funding of our organisation this year, as well as the lives of many of our members and community, we’ve implemented a modified grants process. For the first time in 100 Women history, we closed the grant round and invited past 100 Women grant recipients and WA family and domestic violence service providers to submit applications on projects in line with 100 Women’s goals and the changed operating environment due to COVID-19.

100 Women members now have the opportunity to review the projects put forward for funding by our seven finalists, and vote to collectively decide which will be awarded grants.

Congratulations to all our finalists, and good luck!

Please note, voting is open from Friday, 4 September to Tuesday, 15 September.

Look out for a personalised email containing a link to the 2020 grants voting site – if you haven’t received your link, please make sure to contact our team on grants@100women.com.au

The results of voting will be announced at our 2020 Gala Celebration, on Friday 16 October at RAC Arena, where the successful projects will be presented with their grants. Gala Celebration tickets are now ON SALE and available here.

Earbus Foundation of WA

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Organisation: Otitis Media Group trading as Earbus Foundation of WA

Project: Earbus Health Ambassadors Program

Location: Regional locations across WA

Requested Amount: $20,000 from a total project cost of $73,000.

This grant will be used to fund the part time employment of a registered nurse, regional travel and accommodation costs, and materials and evaluation.

Overview: This project aims to educate, train and support young Aboriginal women in regional communities to improve ear health and hand hygiene in their communities.

Glass Jar Australia

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Organisation: Glass Jar Australia (Shooting Stars)

Project: Seven Sisters Program

Location: Regional locations across WA

Requested Amount: $19,935 from a total project cost of $53,860.

This grant will be used to fund a casually employed program coordinator and travel and accommodation to regional sites.

Overview: The Seven Sisters program will provide Aboriginal girls and women with opportunities to develop positive social and emotional wellbeing skills and preventative mental health strategies, which can enable them to respond and adapt to life challenges.

Cambodian Children's Fund

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Organisation: Global Development Group in partnership with Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF)

Project: Keeping Girls in School: Removing Barriers to Education for Cambodia’s Poorest Female Youth

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Requested amount: $20,000 (from a total cost of $115,000). This grant will be used to fund education supports including books, resources, uniforms, equipment and transport.

Overview: This program aims to support 136 disadvantaged girls to access secondary education at CCF’s Toul Ampil School.

One Girl

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Organisation: One Girl

Project: Girls Beyond the Classroom

Location: Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone

Requested Amount: $19,960 from a total project cost of $31,122

This grant will be used to provide sanitary products, fund field officer salaries and contribute to monthly savings funds for project participants.

Overview: The project aims to support 137 girls to excel at secondary school by providing support through monthly education and leadership meetings, the supply of sanitary products and a monthly savings fund.

Telethon Kids Institute

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Organisation: Telethon Kids Institute

Project:  Improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women and new mothers during COVID-19

Location: Perth, WA

Requested Amount: $19,910 from a total project cost of $60,680.

This grant will be used to fund casual research assistant hours, interviews, co-design workshops and production costs.

Overview: This project aims to support the rapid translation of research collected during the COVID-19 pandemic to deliver evidence-based information and resources for pregnant women and their families.

Bower Reuse & Repair Centre

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Organisation: The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre

Project: More Than a Chair

Location: Marrickville, NSW, Australia

Requested Amount: $19,940 from a total project cost of $26,425.

This grant will be used for costs associated with recycling furniture and goods, and to fund project administration and deliveries.

Overview: The More Than a Chair project aims to provide furniture and household essentials to women who are re-establishing a home after escaping homelessness or domestic abuse, or a period of financial insecurity.

Human and Hope

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Organisation: World Relief Australia in partnership with Human and Hope Association.

Project: Upskilling Women for Empowered Living: Sewing Training Courses, Life Skills Classes and Mentoring in Cambodia

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Requested Amount: $17,338 from a total project cost of $27,279.

This grant will be used to fund sewing teachers, food packs, lesson supplies and face mask materials.

Overview: The Upskilling Project aims to lift women and their families in rural Cambodia out of poverty through a sewing, business and life skills training program.

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