Our multicultural grants
Our grants programs support communities to:
- celebrate and share their culture and traditions
- build social and cultural connections, community partnerships and leadership
- improve multicultural community infrastructure
- better engage and support newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers
- identify and respond to racial and religious intolerance
Grant programs are run throughout the year, with different application periods.
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Multicultural Festivals and Events Program
Receive up to $70,000 to hold multicultural and multi-faith festivals and events in your local community.
2020 African Communities Leadership Board and Governance Program
African Victorian community leaders: apply now for high quality leadership and governance training to advance your board career.
Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund
Receive $10,000 - $100,000 for your multicultural community group to undertake upgrades to community facilities.
Indian Community Infrastructure Fund
The Indian Community Infrastructure Fund (ICIF) supports Indian communities across Victoria to upgrade community facilities.
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.
Sikh Celebrations and Events Fund
Supporting Sikh celebrations and events for the 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of Sikhism, during October and November 2019.
Capacity Building and Participation Program
Receive up to $75,000 to build the knowledge and skills of multicultural and faith-based communities across Victoria
Community Harmony Grants Program
Receive up to $100,000 for preventative initiatives that address social disharmony, racial and religious intolerance
Security Infrastructure Fund for multicultural and multifaith communities
Receive up to $75,000 to upgrade and install security infrastructure in existing multicultural and multifaith community facilities
Reviewed 21 February 2020