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Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Grants Program

The Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Grants Program funds initiatives that celebrate and promote Queensland's multicultural identity, increase community awareness of benefits of multiculturalism, foster community cohesion, and support equal access to opportunities by people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

The 2017–18 grants rounds for multicultural events and projects are closed. It is expected that the 2018–19 funding round will open later this year.

Multicultural projects

Total funding of $308,074 has been allocated to 20 organisations to deliver projects across Queensland in the 2018–19 financial year. These projects aim to build community relationships to Create Welcome, Build Opportunity and Celebrate Diversity.

Find out more about the 2017–18 successful grant applicants for multicultural projects (PDF), 2017–18 successful grant applicants for multicultural projects (DOCX).

Multicultural events

Total funding of $701,000 has been allocated to a total of 113 events to be delivered across Queensland in 2018. These events will celebrate and promote Queensland's multicultural identity and increase community awareness of the benefits of multiculturalism.

Find out more about the 2017–18 successful grant applicants for multicultural events (PDF), 2017–18 successful grant applicants for multicultural events (DOCX).

Successful applicants

All applicants successful in receiving funding will be required to:

  • enter into a funding agreement and comply with the requirements and terms and conditions
  • complete an Electronic Funds Transfer form outlining financial institution details
  • complete an Agreement To Issue Recipient Created Tax Invoices form (if registered for GST), or issue an invoice (if not registered for GST)
  • acknowledge the Queensland Government funding on all promotional material associated with the funded event or project
  • submit an online Acquittal Report within 6 weeks after the completion of the funded event or project. (Depending on the timeline of a project, a Progress Report mid-way through the project may also be required. Templates will be attached to applications in SmartyGrants.)
  • immediately inform Multicultural Affairs Queensland of any proposed changes to the funded event or project, e.g. change in activities, dates, and locations.

Events calendar

Funded events and particular project activities are automatically included in the events calendar. Please email us with any updates to an event or project activities so they can be reflected in our online calendar.

You can also use our event registration form to include additional events or project activities on the calendar.

Previous successful applications

More information

  • If you would like to receive future email communications about multicultural topics, including the opening of future funding rounds, complete the online registration form.
  • The Community Funding Access Program managed by MDA Ltd, a non-government organisation, provides more information about other funding options available.

Contact

If you have any questions please email Multicultural Affairs Queensland.

How to access interpreting services

If you would feel more comfortable discussing the grants program in your own language, please call 13 QGOV (13 74 68) and ask for an interpreter who speaks your language.

Wherever possible, we will engage an interpreter and discuss the grants program with you.

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Last updated:
06 June 2018
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