Grants

The Victorian Government has consolidated and streamlined grants programs in the Multicultural Affairs portfolio to better meet the needs of the community.

To make further enquiries, please contact the Community Strengthening Team by emailing  community.grants@dpc.vic.gov.au  or phone 1300 366 356.


Current Grants Rounds

There are currently no new grants rounds open.

 

Recent Grants Rounds


Multicultural Festivals and Events 2017-18

Incorporates the former Unity Through Partnerships program.

Announcements have now been made for the 2017-18 program and list of approved grants can be viewed on the Successful Grants page.

Funding agreements will be sent to groups in October 2017.


Community Harmony Program 2016-17

Consolidates the grants programs formerly known as Promoting Community Harmonyand Multifaith and Interfaith Initiatives.

Applications for the 2017-18 Program have now closed and are being reviewed.


Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts Program
 2016-17

Consolidates the grants programs formerly known as Building and Facilities Improvement Grants and Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund.

Applications for the 2017-18 program have now closed and are being reviewed.

Multicutural Sport Fund Grants Program

A new grants program promoting access and participation in sport for culturally diverse communities.
Applications for the program have now closed and are currently being reviewed.


Capacity Building and Participation Program 2016-17

Consolidates the grants programs formerly known as Strengthening Multicultural Communities, Organisational Support Grants, Multicultural Seniors Organisational Support Grants, Community Language Schools Program Grants, Refugee Action Program and Asylum Seeker Support Program.

Announcements have been made for this category and funding agreements were sent to successful organisations in October 2016.



LGBTI Communities
 

Funding has also been made available for LGBTI communities and organisations through the Community Harmony Program 2016-17 and the Capacity Building and Participation Program 2016-17.  These programs will  support LGBTI communities and organisations to be more inclusive of people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  For more information see the program flyer.



Are your details up to date? 

Please ensure your contact details are up to date so that you can be contacted in relation to grants you have received. Update your details by filling out this form. Alternatively, you can contact the Community Strengthening Team by emailing community.grants@dpc.vic.gov.au or calling 1300 366 356. 

Information about grants updates will be sent out via the fortnightly VMC E-News. To subscribe to the newsletter click here.

Alternatively, please check the website regularly for updates about grants.

 

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