Grants aimed at getting girls active

Werrimull women’s football player Dani Southon  and captain Jemma Johnson.

Werrimull women’s football player Dani Southon and captain Jemma Johnson.

VICHEALTH has opened its latest round of Active Club Grants, with funding of up to $3000 and $10,000 up for grabs in a bid to get more women and girls playing sport, as well as increase opportunities for all ages, genders and abilities. 

Sunraysia Women’s Football League (SWFL) co-founder Jemma Johnson knows first-hand the barriers women can face in getting involved in sport. 

Back in 2015, she recalled some resistance in trying to start a local women’s football league with her friend and co-founder Jenny Donnelly. 

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