Brisbane Women’s Club is delighted to announce that our grant round for the first half of 2017 is now open.
We will provide one grant of $5,000 or a number of smaller grants up to the total of $5,000 to an organisation that supports Queensland women in one or more of the following ways:-
  • Providing projects or support aimed at improving the lives of women;
  • Social welfare and / or education support to those in our community who are most disadvantaged
  • Mentoring and guiding women to achieve equal participation in social, cultural, economic and political arenas of Australian life;
  • Exercising leadership around issues affecting women.

    The Brisbane Women’s Club would look favourably on applicants assisting women to in the areas of financial independence and financial literacy which is a focus of our activities this year. Brisbane Women’s Club are offering a grant of up to $5,000 to a registered Queensland charity that works to provide social welfare and / or education support to those in our community who are most disadvantaged.

Applications close 12th May 2017.

Download the Expression of Interest Form here
Download the Guidelines here

Community support and fundraising

We are fortunate to have a wide membership of women from many professional backgrounds, ages and interests. This fantastic mix enables the Club to directly access and proactively support a diverse range of projects, charities and businesses operating in the women’s health, advocacy and empowerment space. If you have a business, not for profit or project which you think would benefit from the support of the BWC, please get in touch!


Professional development and skills

We offer a range of events and opportunities for women to connect across different professions, interests and backgrounds. Providing opportunities for professional women to grow, increase their range of experience and knowledge, learn about other sectors and discover new connections.

Coming Up! An exciting new venture with a major Brisbane professional service firm on creating and maintaining your personal and professional brand.


Mentoring young women and girls

We are designing and developing programs to help young women and girls access the advice and support they need to achieve their potential. In particular, we are working on a program to engage with year 12 girls to help them to realise goals in the vital year before leaving school. We actively support a range of charities and programs involved in helping girls and young women the resources and support they need from local and state-wide schools and education providers.


Women’s College, The University of Queensland

$20,000 award to support a noted female international speaker for a lecture event linked with centenary celebrations.

Women’s Legal Service (WLS)

$20,000, supporting the launch of their Our Safe State project, a domestic program for rural and regional Queensland.

Arts and Culture

We want to provide a platform for Brisbane and Queensland female artists, writers and performers and host events around Brisbane to support and nurture new artistic talent.

We are hosting an arts festival in March 2016 with some fantastic Queensland artists involved, corporate sponsorship and a range of collaborators from the not for profit scene in Brisbane. Details to follow!



Social conditions of Queensland Women

We provide opportunities for volunteering, fundraising, campaigns and awareness of key social and political issues affecting the lives of women in Brisbane and Queensland. Our key project in this area for 2015, is the support of domestic violence charities in the region.

Our 2015 grants program provided $20,000  to the Women’s Legal Service to support the launch of their Our Safe State project, a domestic violence prevention program for rural and regional Queensland.