The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) runs a Community Grants Program to provide support to Victoria's culturally and linguistically diverse communities, especially new and emerging communities, to develop and sustain local community organisations and programs.

Applications for the Community Grants Program 2015-16 are now open, for projects and activities taking place between 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016. Follow the link below or go to 'Apply for a grant' for more information.

Applications for Multicultural Festivals and Events 2014-15 Round Two have now closed. All applicants will receive written correspondence advising of the outcome of their grant application in November/December 2014.

Please note, grant announcements for the following Community Grants 2014-15 categories are available and applicants should have received notification via mail:

Promoting Harmony: Multifaith & Interfaith

Building & Facilities Improvement

Multicultural Festival & Events Round One

Community Language Schools Program

Strengthening Multicultural Communities

Further questions or enquiries can be made to the Community Grants Team at the VMC by email, or phone 03 9651 0653 or 9651 0602.

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Apply for a grant

Find out about the categories available, read the guidelines for funding and apply online.

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Accountability reports

Find out when you need to apply for all grant rounds.

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The Community Grants program is also explained in languages other than English. Read all about it in your own language and find out how to apply.


FAQ and Assistance

Not sure which grant you should apply for? Find out the answers to your queries here.

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Events Calendar

  • 20 Dec

    African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF)

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  • 20 Dec

    GloBALL Program – Cricket Victoria and Essendon Football Club

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  • 06 Dec

    Daylesford Highland Gathering

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  • 06 Dec

    Anatolian Cultures and Arts Festival

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