Rosa, the only UK-wide Fund for Women and Girls has invested £49,753 in 18 projects across the UK through the third round of the pioneering Voices from the Frontline programme.
Grants include £2,800 to The Parliament Project which aims to encourage women to run for political office in the UK; £2,500 to the Good Night Out Campaign, an organisation working to change how licensed organisations deal with gendered violence and sexual harassment; and £2,950 to Yorkshire Sound Women to lobby the music industry to campaign for better opportunities for women.
Voices from the Frontline has been made possible with contributions from Visa Europe, Liberty Corporate Finance, Cummins and individual donors.
To date, the Voices from the Frontline programme has invested £134,203 in 62 women’s organisations across the country.
Organisations being funded by the third round of Voices from the Frontline:
|Organisation Name||Local Area||Amount Awarded|
|The Motherhood Plan Community Interest Company||Manchester||£2,000|
|Young Women’s Trust||London||£2,500|
|ECYPS – Enfield Children & Young People’s Services||London||£3,000|
|Dynamic Support of Greater Manchester||Greater Manchester||£3,000|
|Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation||London||£3,000|
|Self Injury Support||Bristol||£3,000|
|Yorkshire Sound Women||Kirklees||£2,950|
|Safe and Sound Dorset||Bournemouth||£3,000|
|Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland||Newcastle upon Tyne||£3,000|
|Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service (A project of Splitz Support Service)||Wiltshire||£3,000|
|La Dolce Vita Project||Derry and Strabane||£3,000|
|Good Night Out Campaign CIC||London||£2,500|
|The Parliament Project||London||£2,800|