Multicultural Festivals and Events Program

Receive up to $75,000 to hold multicultural and multifaith festivals and events in your local community

$2,000 - $75,000
Not-for-profit groups

The Multicultural Festivals and Events (MFE) Program funds multicultural and multifaith community groups to hold cultural festivals and events in their local communities.

The program aims to encourage Victorians to participate in festivals and events that celebrate and embrace our state's vibrant cultural diversity.

Applications for regional festivals and events will be highly regarded.

MFE 2019-20 includes two rounds: 

Round 1 has now closed. Successful recipients of Round 1 are being funded to hold festivals and events from 1 July to 31 December 2019.

Round 2 has now closed. Applications are being assessed.

Information session webinar slides

To support organisations to apply for grants, a webinar information session was held on 29 August 2019. 

Download the slides from this presentation:


Reviewed 09 September 2019

Contact Us

Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion Division Department of Premier and Cabinet

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