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This Girl Can – Victoria local area marketing grants for councils

Applications are now closed

Applications are now closed.

Victorian local councils are invited to apply for a local area marketing grant to promote VicHealth’s highly successful This Girl Can – Victoria campaign, celebrating women who are all kinds of active. Launched in 2018, the This Girl Can – Victoria campaign has already inspired more than 396,000 Victorian women to get active. 

Grants of $10,000-$15,000 (excluding GST) are available for councils to promote the campaign to women in their local community, to offer beginner-friendly activity opportunities as part of This Girl Can Week and to support facility operators to help women and girls get active.

Important dates 



Grant applications open

Monday 16 September

Webinar / Information session

Wednesday 2 October

Grant applications close

Friday 25 October


To be eligible for the This Girl Can – Victoria local area marketing grants, you must:

  • be a Victorian local council
  • register as a campaign supporter via the This Girl Can – Victoria website, agree to the terms and conditions and complete a brief Supporter Orientation Program the first time you login to the Campaign Supporter Hub.
  • agree to the Funding Terms and Conditions.

Councils may work together with local sporting facilities, clubs, health and community groups to form a partnership application, however, funding will only be paid to the council, and the council must take the lead to administer funding on behalf of all partners. 


For more information about This Girl Can – Victoria, visit and join the community on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more