This grant opportunity will support primary prevention activities that engage and encourage men to be positive role models in their communities to drive changes in the behaviours, attitudes or other social and cultural factors that contribute to violence against women and children.
The Australian Government has committed $2.472 million GST exclusive (across FY2019-20 to FY2021-22) to develop and deliver primary prevention activities that encourage men as positive role models. This grant is funded under the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (National Plan).
The department is accepting applications from specialist organisations, or consortium partnerships led by specialist organisations, with other relevant organisations. For the purposes of this grant opportunity, a specialist organisation is an organisation with expertise in family, domestic or sexual violence, gender equality or primary prevention.
Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate existing strong relationships with their target groups or communities, or partnerships with organisations representing those groups or communities.