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Posted by Equestrian New South Wales on 10/08/2018.

Women Leaders In Sport Grants Open

Sport Australia (Australian Sports Commission) Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program has opened applications for the 2019 WLIS Grants and Workshops.

WLIS provides leadership development opportunities for women in Equestrian from:
• Sport management in high performance and participation, coaching, officiating, communications/marketing, to elite athletes transitioning out of playing sport to sport administration.
• Operational level (e.g., office administrator) to decision making level (e.g., General Manager, Chief Executive Officer, Board Director); and
• National sporting organisations (NSO), state sporting organisation (SSO) to local or regional clubs.

In the past three years since 2015/16, approximately 1,800 women from various sports have benefited from the WLIS program. 37 applications with 14 successful applications have been received from equestrian members to the total of $34,000 provided in grants.

Individual women can apply for:

1. Attendance at a WLIS Leadership Workshop, or
2. A grant (up to $3,000) for learning and development, which includes attendance at a WLIS Leadership Workshop.

Clubs can apply for:
1. Sending a selected group of women from your sport/organisation to attend a WLIS Leadership Workshop for Organisations (only funded NSO is eligible for this), or
2. A grant (up to $20,000) to fund a leadership development project for selected women from your sport/organisation.

To apply or for more information, please visit the WLIS website

Applications close on Wednesday 5 September 2018 at 5pm (AEST).


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