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Sexual Violence Prevention Grants program

The Sexual Violence Prevention grants program supports community groups and organisations to undertake projects that will support Queenslanders to continue the conversation about sexual violence in their communities.

In 2019-20, organisations will be able to apply for between $500 and $15,000 for projects to be undertaken during Sexual Violence Awareness Month 2020. Applications will be open from 31 October 2019 to 31 January 2020. More information on how to apply can be found on the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women's Funding  available page.

Examples of projects funded through the 2018-19 grants round can  be found below.

2018-19 funded activities

The 2018–19 Sexual Violence Prevention Grants program provided one-off funding of $500 to $5,000 for projects to help raise awareness of sexual violence, challenge misconceptions, and promote respect and support for victims and survivors.

The projects ranged from one-off events and workshops to social media campaigns and projects working with communities and survivors to develop music, videos and print resources.

The majority of projects were undertaken in March and April 2019, in parallel to public consultation activities to support development of Prevent. Support. Believe. Queensland’s Framework to address Sexual Violence.

You can view the funded activities by location below. Projects spanning several locations are listed under multiple headings.. You can also download the complete list (or download the Word version).

Featured recipients

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You can't take me - Backbone Youth Arts Association Inc. (SUGARRUSH)

A group of Queensland songwriters who have experienced sexual violence joined together to put their personal stories into song through the You can't take me project.

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Got consent? Family Planning Queensland (TRUE)

Family Planning Queensland's consent education campaign in the Cairns community helped to raise awareness and change attitudes around consent.

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Sexual violence awareness morning tea - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women's Legal Services NQ Inc.

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women's Legal Services NQ Inc. held a morning tea with speakers from community and sexual assault and related services for the Townsville and Palm Island Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.