About the project

The rise of AFLW in 2017 has led to an unprecedented increased interest in female participation in Australian Football. 

Our aim is to assist the rising generations of female footballers to play the game they love.

The Women’s Football Fund will raise funds to focus on supporting the growth of girls and women playing football at a community level, enabling clubs to provide a safe and inclusive environment and making the opportunity to play open to all girls and women nationally.

Four projects supporting this growth have been identified for the distribution of funds;

  • Funding to support safety related initiatives
  • Community support grants available for individual families or teams to enable participation
  • Grants offered to support community club initiatives to promote girls and women in football
  • Inclusion grants supporting female football initiatives in diverse communities

Through our fundraising partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation, donations to the Women's Football Fund are tax deductible. So please show your support by donating today!

  • Rachael Cullen

    I was nominated on facebook to post a photo of myself as a player or donate to a charity, so I figured I'd do both. I grew up in regional NSW, I was the only girl in my footy team but still managed to take home Under 14s Best & Fairest in my final season. I wasn't allowed to play again until I grew up and moved to Melbourne. It's my hope my future daughters never have to face the same inequality & disadvantage just because they're girls.

  • Claire Braund

    Women on Boards has made a donation on behalf of Nicole Livingston who donated her time and made a valuable contribution to board and gender advocacy at large by speaking at our Christmas event in Melbourne.

  • rebel sport

    rebel are proud supporters of Women in Sport!

  • Susan Alberti

    Funds raised from the AFLW Breakfast 6 March 2019

  • Myles Carr

    Hi Team, Best wishes on a successful 2019! A big thank you to Nicole for being our MC at our recent Gala Dinner. such a great night had by everyone. Regards Myles Carr AccorHotels

  • Margo Honeyman

    Please push for the girls to wear helmets as they are more prone to concussion

  • Kim Wheeler

    Thanks to Nicole Livingstone for speaking at our recent Assembly. It was inspirational!

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