Applications now open
The Victorian Government is inviting applications for its new $9.5 million Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund.
Culturally diverse community groups, organisations and regionally based associations are encouraged to apply for projects that build new facilities, improve or restore existing infrastructure, or increase security and improve accessibility for communities.
The new funding stream will offer large and small grants to support projects commencing in the 2018-19 financial year.
This includes an opportunity for community groups to apply for up to $10,000 towards the purchase or upgrade of depreciating assets such as fridges and microwaves.
There are two streams of funding available:
- Small - Requests between $500 - $100,000 will be considered for minor fitouts or upgrades to existing community facilities.
- Large - Requests between $100,001 - $750,000 will be considered for major upgrades of existing facilities or towards the construction of new facilities.
To be eligible for funding, an organisation must:
- Be a not-for-profit entity registered under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) or the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 (Vic)
- Have a current Australian Business Number (ABN)
Applications close 11.59pm, Friday 22 February 2019.
Applications and expressions of interest can be submitted at any time allowing organisations to undertake sufficient planning of their projects.
Find out more about the program and eligibility, or make an application at multicultural.vic.gov.au
Victorian Multicultural Commission
Level 9, 1 Spring St
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 7017 8171