Grant funding worth $600,000 is now available for multicultural projects in NSW, Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott and Acting Minister for Multiculturalism, Dr Geoff Lee announced today.
“There are so many organisations who work in the heart of our local community to support newcomers and break barriers to participation,” Mr Elliott said.
“The NSW Government’s Celebrating Diversity Grants for projects will support programs and activities that create networks, connections and opportunities within our diverse communities.”
“I encourage all our eligible local community organisations to consider applying.”
Dr Lee said grants of up to $40,000 were available for 12-month projects.
“We are investing in innovative projects that will make a positive, meaningful, difference to people’s lives and will bring our community closer together,” Dr Lee said.
“This program supports projects that will increase grassroots community participation in all aspects of our society.”
The NSW Government’s Celebrating Diversity Grants for projects have previously supported multicultural youth engagement programs, seniors, refugee projects and volunteering programs.
This round of grants is running from 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021.
Applications open on Monday 28 October 2019 and will close 5pm, Friday 6 December 2019.
For more information and to apply for the NSW Government’s Celebrating Diversity Grants, visit https://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/grants/about_grants/.