Education

Sydney Women’s Fund Future Changemaker Scholarships

Scholarships for disadvantaged girls with high academic potential

Donation Target
$11,000

A Gift of Just
$500 will pay for high speed internet and PC support for 12 months for a girl

Sydney Women's Fund, WAGEC, Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre, Sydney Women's Charity

Giving opportunity: Scholarships for girls identified by their teachers and school Principal as having academic potential but because of their disadvantage, cannot afford the support that would help them reach their full capability.

Supporting: 10 girls from across Sydney. These girls are typically refugees or live in out of home care, or are from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, or live in poverty often due to domestic violence and family breakdown.

Place: Greater Sydney
Program partner:  Harding Miller Education Foundation

Strive for Girls – Warwick Farm, Liverpool

Scholarships for disadvantaged girls with high academic
potential

Donation Target
$33,000

A Gift of Just
$500 will pay for high speed internet and PC support for 12 months for a girl

Sydney Women's Fund, WAGEC, Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre, Sydney Women's Charity

Giving opportunity:  A 40 week program supporting vulnerable girls transitioning to high school, building their confidence and belief they can have a better future. How to deal with issues and make the right choices that they may be faced with such as sexual health, anti bullying, drug use.

Supporting: 15 girls to attend the ten week course. Providing a safe space, and
education on respectful relationships, confidence and belief in their future.

Place: Warwick Farm, Liverpool
Program partner:  Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections

Laptops for Learning – Sydney, Cumberland, Parramatta 

Overcoming the digital divide by providing
laptops for learning for women and girls

Donation Target
$16,500

A Gift of Just
$200 is a laptop for a woman who is undertaking online education

Sydney Women's Fund, WAGEC, Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre, Sydney Women's Charity

Giving opportunity:  Refurbishing laptops for women and girls who have been unable to engage in online education due to economic disadvantage, family violence, or homelessness. Covid-19 restrictions have changed the way education providers deliver services, with online tutorials and learning
modules now the primary method of delivery.

Supporting: 15 girls to attend the ten week course. Providing a safe space, and education on respectful relationships, confidence and belief in their future.

Place:  Sydney, Cumberland, Parramatta
Program partner:  The Reconnect Project

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