Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS)

Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS)

Grants - Open grants, National Grants

Closing on March 17th 2021, The WLIS program aims to provide women with development opportunities enabling more women to reach their full leadership potential in the sports industry. Up to $10,000 is available for individuals and up to $20,000 is available for organisations.

The Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program is an Australia Government initiative that is managed by Sport Australia in partnership with the Office for Women.

The WLIS program aims to provide women with development opportunities enabling more women to reach their full leadership potential in the sports industry.

From career start, through to boardroom, the program ensures that women are exposed to and receive targeted development.

Program opportunities

WLIS in 2021 will provide opportunities in three categories:

1. Leadership workshops

Workshops delivered to women who are active within the industry and those that are seeking to transition to the sports industry.

2. Individual development grants

Provide women throughout Australia with opportunities to undertake a range of developmental programs and training to progress their leadership pathway. Grant – Up to $10,000.

Encouraging national and state sporting organisations to inspire and develop women to become leaders in sport. Grant – Up to $20,000

Click here for more information about the Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program and how to apply.

Click here to explore other National Grants which are currently available.