Supporting Girls in Sport

Supporting Girls in Sport

Grants - Open grants, National Grants

Australian girls feel that unequal treatment is most profound in sport, according to the Dream Gap Report released by Plan International Australia.

The survey of 1,742 Australian girls aged 10-17 years old asked girls about their view of the world, from their experiences in environments like school and the home to their perception of sport and the media. The report was released to coincide with the International Day of the Girl Child.

As a sporting community, it’s important to take notice of these results and do whatever we can to help make sport a more level playing field.

Don’t know where to start? We’re here to help!

  • Look at your facilities. Have a think about your change-rooms, toilets and the club in general – are they spaces where a girl would feel comfortable?

If not, it’s probably time to make your club environment more inclusive! Have a look in to grants and funding, there are plenty of opportunities available to help get more women and girls in to sporting clubs.

Find a grant for your club!

Victoria: Sport and Recreation Victoria Grants

Queensland: Female Facilities Program

Western Australia: Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund

Tasmania: Communities Sport and Recreation grants

Northern Territory: Facilities and Recreation grants

New South Wales: Local Sport Grant Program

Australian Capital Territory: Active Canberra Grants

South Australia: Female Facilities Program

To find out more, click here.