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Community Innovation Grant Program

The Community Innovation Grant Program provides funding to African community organisations and community groups based in Victoria to deliver innovative community projects which support the inclusion and participation of Victoria’s African communities.

$5,000 - $50,000
Not-for-profit groups
Open, closing in 10 days

The Community Innovation Grant Program provides funding to African community organisations and community groups based in Victoria to deliver innovative community projects which support the inclusion and participation of Victoria’s African communities.

The program aims to support Victoria’s African communities to have a strong sense of belonging, connection and inclusion.

The Community Innovation Grant Program is a competitive grant program administered by the Multicultural Affairs Division, Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Objectives

The objectives of the program are to:

  • support Victorian African community organisations and community groups to deliver innovative projects that meet the needs of Victoria’s African communities
  • support the inclusion and participation of Victoria’s African communities
  • promote social cohesion and community harmony in Victoria through innovative, African community-led projects

Applicants from regional areas of Victoria, first-time applicants and newly arrived community groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional consideration will be given to projects that seek to support the inclusion and participation of people from African communities who may face additional barriers, for example, young people, women, seniors, and people with a disability.

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Timeline

  1. Applications open

    16 December 2019 to 07 February 2020

Guidelines

Reviewed 17 January 2020

Contact us

VACAP Team Department of Premier and Cabinet