Grants of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) are available to support the general activities of ethnic and multicultural organisations and groups that are voluntary, charitable and non-profit making. Organisations must have at least 20 current financial members or a list of member organisations to apply.
In the 2011-12 funding round OMAC received 536 applications in this category. Of these 411 were successful and the average grant was $1,400.
Examples of activities funded:
- Running costs for multicultural clubs including rental, utilities, stationery, postage and public liability insurance, newsletters and websites
- Costs associated with the running of club specific activities that target members
Click here for information on current grants rounds and general eligibility criteria.