Big Lottery Fund awards £48.5m to 63 projects for women and girls

May 30, 2016 11:35 pm Published by

Big Lottery Fund awards £48.5m to 63 projects for women and girls by Susannah Birkwood The biggest grant has gone to the domestic violence charity Women’s Aid Cash supports women in difficult situations The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £48.5m to 63 projects across England that support women and girls facing difficult situations such as domestic violence. The biggest grant, worth £5.8m, went to the anti-domestic violence charity Women’s Aid to fund a project designed to reduce the prevalence of domestic abuse, carried out in partnership with SafeLives, the charity formerly known as Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse. The second-biggest grant, of more than £3m, went to Rape Crisis England & Wales to fund the development of a new online... View Article