GRANTS FOR PROVINCIAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN
Staff Reporter / 2012-05-29 15:55:06
The Provincial de Almería, Through the Department for Social Welfare, Gender and Family, has published through the Provincial Gazette a call for grants to local community groups belonging to the Provincial Council of Women. The grants will be open to a total of 145 women's associations throughout the province of Almeria.
The purpose of the call is to regulate the grant of 25,000€ in subsidies in order to promote actions that contribute to effective equality between women and men with the lines of action established by the Department of Social Welfare, Gender and Family: including the eradication of gender violence, promoting the participation of women in the labour market and in the cultural and social development of the province of Almeria, reconciliation of family life, work and personal, and support for women belonging to groups with special needs and /or at risk of social exclusion.
Overall, beneficiary associations can only receive these grants if they are part of the Provincial Council of Women of the Provincial de Almería and if at least four area partnerships adhere to subsidise the project. “Partnerships are intended to make joint efforts to optimise resources and cover a larger number of women participating in the projects,” explained the deputy delegate of Equality, Elisa Fernandez.
The council wants to subsidise projects to strengthen the Provincial Council of Women through implementation of actions and activities and exchange of experiences among women.
In order to apply for grants the applicant organisations have to join the register of the Provincial Delegation Registration and Special Assistant for Equal. The evaluation criteria and weighting will be according to population, territory, number of partnerships and project quality.