ALMA is committed to improving the lives of our members and all women in the LGBTQI+ community.
In 2004 the ALMA Research Fund was established, and is maintained through member donations, as a way of helping fund projects, education and research endeavors to aid our members and wider national, and international communities by;
Improving access to health care and eliminating barriers to health
Tackling mental health issues which affect the LGBTQI+ community.
Fostering community and understanding for the LGBTQI+ community.
Acknowledging and working to reduce domestic violence.
A wide range of other issues.
Applying for a Grant
For 2018, ALMA is accepting grant applications for projects which benefit the lesbian and bisexual community across Australia or New Zealand, with a particular preference for projects that focus on;
Connection to community
Identity and expression
Projects in other areas will be considered and projects must be nationally applicable.
applications closed 14/02/2019
Previous Recipient Research
LESBIAN ZEST: HOW TO THRIVE AND FLOURISH
Ea Mulligan and Mary Heath
Twenty seven lesbians told us about where they get support and what helps them to flourish. They also offered advice and tips on how to thrive as a lesbian.
THRIVING AS A BISEXUAL OR QUEER WOMAN
Mary Heath and Ea Mulligan
This document brings together stories from 20 Australian women who identify as bi or queer and who are leading thriving lives. They agreed to be interviewed and to share their wisdom about how to thrive as a queer or bi woman: sharing some of the ways they find fulfillment, support, joy and sustenance for themselves.