13 Oct Change Our Game Grants – Now Open
CHANGE OUR GAME GRANTS AND PROGRAMS OPEN
The Change Our Game initiative supports women and girls across all levels of the Victorian sport and active recreation sector take on leadership roles on and off the playing arena.
Change Our Game Community Activation Grants
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 4 November, 2020
The Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program will fund one-off gender equality in community sport workshops with a focus on diversity, inclusion and creating safe and welcoming environments for all.
Grants of $2,500 are available to support community sport and recreation organisations to attend a Change Our Game Community Activation online workshop involving members of their leadership group. This includes but is not limited to board and committee members, coaches, officials and captains.
The workshops will be facilitated by a representative of the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation (or organisation on their behalf) and will provide guidance and practical steps on how local sport and recreation organisations can drive gender inclusive outcomes by creating a safe and welcoming environment for players, volunteers, committee members and the wider club community.
Change Our Game Scholarship Program
Applications close 5pm, Monday 19 October, 2020
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program provides funding to assist women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management.
Candidates for the Change Our Game Scholarship Program are to be nominated by recognised state sporting associations, state sport and recreation bodies, local government authorities and regional sports assemblies.
Change Our Game Making the Call Program
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 21 October, 2020
The Office for Women in Sport and Recreation has partnered with Making The Call to create a pilot program to give women who are interested in broadcasting for Australian Rules football, the information and experience to further their skills in this area.
Through an online program, consisting of five one-hour modules, participants will have the opportunity to access broadcasting mentors and learn broadcasting skills (particularly calling play-by-play, special comments and boundary riding) from a team of industry experts.