The Victorian Government is consolidating and streamlining grant programs in the Multicultural Affairs portfolio to better meet the needs of the community.

It is anticipated that a number of these new grant programs will open soon. 

Information sessions will be held in November 2015 to communicate more detailed information.

Please check the website regularly for updates. Information will also be sent out via the fortnightly VMC E News update.

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There are currently no community grant programs open for applications.

Further enquiries regarding community grants can be directed to or call 1300 366 356.

Recent Grant Programs

Applications for Senior Citizens Organisational Support Grants are now closed.
Applications for Multicultural Media Grants are now closed.

Forthcoming Grant Programs

The Multicultural Festivals and Events Program is anticipated to open later in 2015 (this includes the grant program formerly known as Unity through Partnerships).

The Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts Program is anticipated to open later in 2015 for small capital infrastructure projects.

Promoting Community Harmony Program is anticipated to open early in 2016 (this includes the grant programs formerly known as Promoting Community Harmony and Multifaith and Interfaith Initiatives).

The Capacity Building and Participation Program is anticipated to open in early 2016 (this includes the grant programs formerly known as: Strengthening Multicultural Communities; Organisational Support Grants; Community Language Schools Program Grants; Refugee Action Program and Asylum Seeker Support Program)."

VMC Grants Terms and Conditions

Find out more about the VMC Community Grants Program Terms and Conditions

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Events Calendar

  • 02 Dec

    Mapping Melbourne 2015

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  • 09 Dec

    Forty Acts of Remembering

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  • 12 Dec

    2015 African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF)

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  • 13 Dec

    Christmas By The Pier

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