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Funding recipients under Priority response to multicultural communities during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Organisations funded by the CALD Communities Taskforce through the Priority response to multicultural communities during coronavirus (COVID-19) initiative.

Funded organisations

As of Thursday 14 January 2021, the CALD Communities Taskforce has provided more than $5.2 million in funding to organisations supporting our multicultural communities with their immediate and critical needs.

Organisations funded by the CALD Communities Taskforce through the Priority response to multicultural communities during coronavirus (COVID-19) Phase 1 initiative include:

  • Organisation Activity type Local government areas
    5B's Humanitarian Emergency food relief
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Advocacy for Oromia Association in Victoria Australia Inc Health communications & outreach
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    Afri-Aus Care Emergency food relief, online classes
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    • Casey City Council
    AfriAus iLEAC: Inspire Lead Educate Advocate for Change Incorporated Emergency food relief, online support and health communications
    • Casey City Council
    African Australian Welfare Bureau Inc (on behalf of Youth and Family Support Network Incorporated) Emergency food relief, digital engagement and outreach
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    African Australian Women & Youth Community Service Incorporated Emergency food relief
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Hume City Council
    Africause Emergency food relief
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    African Women's and Families Network Emergency food relief and online engagement
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Casey City Council
    AHEPA (Victoria) Inc Emergency food relief
    • Boroondara City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Alevi Community Council of Australia Emergency food relief, outreach and health communications
    • Moreland City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Anakbayan Melbourne Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    Arabic Welfare Incorporated Outreach and health communications
    • Moreland City Council
    The Association of Hazaras in Victoria Inc. Digital engagement, health communications and outreach
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Inc Emergency food relief
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    Australian Chaldean Family Welfare Inc. Online engagement and health communications
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Australia India Sports Council Incorporation Emergency food relief
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Monash City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    Australian Integrated Fijian Association of Victoria Inc Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Melton City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    Australian Multicultural Foundation Phone outreach and emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Australian Sikh Support Inc. Emergency food relief
    • Hume City Council
    Australia Saay Harari Association Inc. Emergency food relief, digital engagement
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    Bakhtar Cultural & Publishing Association Emergency food relief
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    BANSIC FoodHub Emergency food relief
    • Banyule City Council
    Banyule Community Health (on behalf of Himilo Community Connect)
    • Banyule City Council
    • Hume City Council
    Banyule Support and Information Centre Inc Emergency food relief
    • Banyule City Council
    Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House Emergency food relief and volunteer program support
    • Yarra City Council
    Beth-Nahrain Assyria Association Inc Health communications
    • Hume City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Bhutanese Organisation in Australia Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Hume City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    BK 2 Basics Melbourne Incorporated Emergency food relief
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Port Phillip City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    The Big Umbrella Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    Cardinia Shire Council Health communications and outreach
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health Health communications, digital engagement, outreach
    • Metropolitan Melbourne
    Centre of Advancing Women Pty Ltd Food relief, mental health outreach
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Christ Church Mission Inc Emergency food relief
    • Port Phillip City Council
    Cohealth Ltd (and Ethiopian Community Association in Victoria) Emergency food relief, health communications and outreach
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Hume City Council
    Community Four Ltd Health communications
    • Maroondah City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    Daughters of Jerusalem Youths and Family Support Agency Emergency food relief and PPE
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Cardinia City Council
    • Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
    Debre Genet Saint Michael Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Melbourne Australia Inc Food relief, outreach
    • Melton City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Didi Bahini Samaj Victoria Phone outreach and community support
    • Moreland City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Drummond Street Services Inc Food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Northern and Western Metropolitan Melbourne
    East African Women’s Foundation Emergency food relief, health communications and outreach
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    Eritrean Community in Australia Emergency food relief
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Far Western Nepalese Society of Victoria Inc Food relief
    • Monash City Council
    • Metropolitan Melbourne
    Gabriela Australia Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    Gawad Kalinga Emergency food relief
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Hare Krishna Melbourne Emergency food relief
    • Port Phillip City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Help-Himalayan Youth Foundations Inc Emergency food relief, outreach, health communications
    • Moreland City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Hmong Australia Festival Inc. Emergency food relief and health communications
    • Hume City Council
    • Mitchell Shire Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    Holy Eucharist Parish Emergency food relief and digital engagement
    • Brimbank City Council
    Hope Co-Op Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    Indian Cultural Association of Victoria Emergency food relief
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Hobsons Bay City Council
    Inner Melbourne African Australian Partnership Emergency food relief, PPE and health communications
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Islamic Society of Victoria Emergency food relief, health communications; and community outreach
    • Darebin City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    Jesus is the Cornerstone Emergency food relief
    • Wyndham City Council
    JET Australia Foundation Food relief and outreach
    • Moreland City Council
    • Banyule City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Jewish Care (Victoria) Inc Health communications and outreach
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Glen Eira City Council
    Kali Mata Mandir Craigieburn Inc Emergency food relief
    • Hume City Council
    • Banyule City Council
    • Darebin City Council
    • Moreland City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Khalsa Shaouni Emergency food relief
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Melton City Council
    Latin Stories Australia Incorporated Emergency food relief, outreach, health communications
    • Stonnington City Council
    Life Centre Trust Inc Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    Life Without Barriers Emergency food relief
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Mental Health Foundation Emergency food relief
    • Stonnington City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Frankston City Council
    • Greater Dandenong
    • City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Limited Emergency food relief and health communications
    • Whitehorse City Council
    • Boroondara City Council
    • Monash City Council
    • Manningham City Council
    • Knox City Council
    • Maroondah City Council
    • Yarra Ranges Shire Council
    Multicultural Centre for Women's Health Inc Outreach and health education
    • Yarra City Council
    National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council Health messaging delivery via radio
    • Yarra City Council
    Pacific Island Creative Arts Australia Inc Emergency food relief and health communications
    • Melton City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Patience Community Services Incorporated Emergency food relief and health education
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Presbyterian and Scots’ Church Joint Mission Inc. Emergency food relief
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Shamama Association of Australia Inc Health communications
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Melbourne Inc Emergency food relief
    • Knox City Council
    Sikh Community Connections Emergency food relief
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Sikh Community of Western Victoria Emergency food relief
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Melton City Council
    Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria Emergency food relief
    • Whitehorse City Council
    Sikh Volunteers Australia Incorporated Emergency food relief
    • Casey City Council
    • Frankston City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Monash City Council
    Siri Guru Nanak Darbar (Sikh Gurdwara, Officer) Emergency food relief, outreach, health communications
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    Somali Australia Council of Victoria Language specific health messaging
    • Banyule City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Somaus Help Inc Food relief
    • Darebin City Council
    • Banyule City Council
    South Eastern Melbourne Vietnamese Associations' Council Inc Health communications
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    South Sudanese-Australian Academic Society Emergency food relief
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Frankston City Council
    Sri Guru Singh Sabha Sikh Cultural Society of Victoria Emergency food relief
    • Hume City Council
    St George Chaldean Catholic Parish Emergency food relief, online support and health communications 
    • Hume City Council
    St Peter’s Eastern Hill Social Enterprise Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Oromo Refugee Service Association Emergency food relief, outreach and health communications
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Sant Nirankari Mandal Emergency food relief
    • Knox City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Somali Community Inc. Online engagement for seniors and youth
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Somali Women Development Association Inc. Outreach and community support
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    Sri Guru Nanak Satsang Sabha (two different Gurudwara locations) Emergency food relief
    • Whitehorse City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Sudanese Mothers Coalition in Victoria Emergency food relief
    • Melton City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    SUDD Foundation Ltd Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Taha Humanity Association of Victoria Ltd Emergency food relief, outreach and health communications
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Casey City Council
    The Trustee for Mata Chintapurni Arts/Culture and Education Trust COVIDSafe operations
    • Darebin City Council
    Turbans 4 Australia Emergency food relief
    • Hume City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    Ubuntu project Emergency food relief, language specific health messaging
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    United Sikhs Incorporated Food relief
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Uniting (Victoria & Tasmania) Limited – KOMAK Program In-community engagement
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    Vantage Point Church Inc Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Manningham City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Manningham City Council
    • Yarra Ranges City Council
    Ventana Hispana (Spanish Window) Vic Emergency food relief
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Bayside City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Port Phillip City Council
    Victorian Immigrant & Refugee Women's Coalition Incorporated Outreach, community support and health information communications
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Kingston City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Monash City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Victorian Tamil Association Inc Emergency food relief
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    Vietnamese Community in Australia, Victoria Chapter (VCA Vic) Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    • Yarra City Council
    Viva a Vida Foundation Emergency food relief
    • Melbourne City Council
    Water Well Project Online engagement
    • Stonnington City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Statewide
    • Wyndham City Council
    Wellsprings for Women Incorporated Emergency food relief, PPE, health communications and mental health outreach
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Cardinia Shire Council
    • Casey City Council
    West Welcome Wagon Emergency food relief
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Hobsons Bay City Council
    • Maribyrnong City Council
    • Moonee Valley City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Whittlesea Community Connections Emergency food relief and phone outreach
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Greater Dandenong City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    Whittlesea Malaylee Association Emergency food relief
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Knox City Council
    Wyndham Park Community Centre Inc Emergency food relief
    • Wyndham City Council
    Yeti Soccer Club Inc Emergency food relief, outreach and health communications
    • Moreland City Council
    Young People's Legal Rights Centre Inc (YouthLaw) Legal Support
    • Melbourne City Council

    Youth Activating Youth
    Emergency food relief and outreach
    • Moreland City Council
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Casey City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Melbourne City Council
    • Melton City Council
    • Whittlesea City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
    The Youth Junction Inc Emergency food relief, information technology
    • Brimbank City Council
    • Hume City Council
    • Wyndham City Council
  • Organisation Activity type Local government areas
    Albury-Wodonga Ethnic Communities Council Health communications
    • Wodonga City Council
    Ballarat African Association Inc. Emergency food relief and health communications
    • Ballarat City Council
    Bendigo Community Health Services Ltd Health Communications and outreach
    • Greater Bendigo City Council
    Bendigo Foodshare Emergency food relief
    • Greater Bendigo City Council
    • Campaspe Shire Council
    • Hepburn Shire Council
    • Macedon Ranges Shire Council
    Centre for Multicultural Youth (Ballarat-Wimmera) Online engagement and health communications  
    • Ballarat City Council
    • Horsham Rural City Council
    • Hindmarsh City Council 
    Diversitat – Geelong Ethnic Communities Council Inc Health communications and outreach
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    Filipino Australian Association of Ballarat Emergency food relief and distribution of PPE
    • Ballarat City Council
    Geelong Nepalese Association Emergency food relief and online engagement
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    Greater Geelong Nepalese Community Incorporated Food relief and PPE
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    Latrobe Health Assembly Inc Community outreach engagement related to food relief
    • Latrobe City Council
    Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services Inc. Emergency food relief, outreach and health communications
    • Bendigo City Council
    Punya Foundation Inc. (on behalf of Albury Wodonga Multicultural Community Events) Emergency food relief
    • Wodonga City Council
    Sikh Community of Greater Geelong Emergency food relief
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine Incorporated (Study Geelong) Community outreach (online) engagement
    • Greater Geelong City Council
    Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited Emergency food relief, online support and health communications
    • Greater Shepparton City Council
    • Wodonga City Council
  • Organisation Activity type
    Afghan-Australian Initiative Inc Health communications and digital outreach
    African Australian Food Relief Association Food relief, health communications, digital engagement and outreach
    African Family Services Community outreach engagement, mental health support, technology access
    AGAPI Care Inc Emergency food relief
    Australian Burundian Community in Victoria Inc. Emergency food relief and online and digital engagement
    Australian Greek Welfare Society Limited (PRONIA) Emergency food relief
    Australian Filipino Community Services Emergency food relief and online engagement
    Australian Karen Organisation Food relief, digital outreach and engagement
    Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc (AMCS) Emergency food relief, health communications, digital engagement, and outreach
    Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights Inc Emergency food relief, health communications, outreach and mental health support
    Centre for Multicultural Youth Phone outreach, social media campaign
    Ethiopian Women’s Alliance in Victoria Health communications, online outreach
    Faith Communities Council of Victoria Emergency food relief
    Federation of Indian Associations Victoria Emergency food relief
    Fijian Community Association Victoria Food relief, translated health communications, testing support
    Hindu Council of Australia (VIC) Emergency food relief
    IndianCare Emergency food relief
    Islamic Council of Victoria Emergency food relief
    Khalsa Foundation Emergency food relief
    Melbourne Kannada Sangha Inc Emergency food relief
    Non-Resident Nepali Association of Victoria Emergency food relief
    Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre Inc Health communications linked with legal advice, testing promotion and outreach
    Refugee Communities Association of Australia Emergency food relief, outreach, PPE, health communications
    Sewa International (Aust) Inc. Emergency food relief
    Sherpa Association of Victoria Australia Emergency food relief and outreach
    Somali Australia Friendship Association Health messaging, online engagement for youth
    South Asian Community Link Group Australia Emergency food relief
    Sri Krishna Brundavana Ltd Emergency food relief
    Tibetan Community of Australia Victoria Inc Health communications, PPE and emergency food relief 
    TLC for Kids Emergency food relief
    The Trustee for the Brigidine Asylum Seekers and Refugee Trust Mental health outreach
    Tu Toa Hauora Incorporated Food relief
    Victorian Afghan Students Association Inc Food relief

Reviewed 05 March 2021

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