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Workplace Equality Fund - 2020/21

Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills launches call for applications

04 November 2020

The Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills has launched a call for applications to the Workplace Equality Fund. These funds will offer immediate support to equality groups in the current Covid-19 environment and ensure that work to promote and embed workplace equality continues so that equality groups are not further disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of the effects of Covid-19.

Applications to the fund are encouraged that will deliver short and sharp interventions supporting employers to improve their diversity and inclusion strategies and support equality groups to progress in the labour market. Application forms and information on criteria can be downloaded from this page, along with an FAQ document and webinar slides which provide further information on the fund.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 2nd December 2020. Completed applications should be sent to

If you have difficulty accessing the forms on this page, please email for a copy.