2012-13 Successful Recipients


No

Name of Organisation

Funding Description

Funding Amount

1

Canberra Tamil Association Inc

Funding of "Festival of Light and Cultural Activities" including room hire, sound system, lighting and advertising.

$1,000.00

2

Royal Commonwealth Society

Funding of Commonwealth Day, Multicultural and Multi-Faith Celebrations.

$1,000.00

3

Greek Orthodox Community and Church of Canberra and District Inc

Funding of the 'Greek Glendi' at the 2013 National Multicultural Festival including performers' fee, food, equipment & stall hire, printing, advertising and promotion.

$3,000.00

4

Australian- Thailand Association (Canberra) Inc

The printing of the Association's newsletter in 2013.

$500.00

5

Adria Village Ltd

Translation of newsletters from English to Croatian.

$500.00

6

Spielwelt German Parents Association Inc

Funding of the 'Traditional German Cultural Event in 2013'.

$844.00

7

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Inc

The production of the Association’s newsletter.

$500.00

8

Sierra Leone Community

Funding for the Sierra Leone Drumming Therapy Program for engaging families and young people from refugee backgrounds including the costs for drums, costumes, hall hire, trainer, interstate dancers and transport.

$7,000.00

9

Canberra School of Sri Lankan Language & Dance

Funding to perform at the 2013 National Multicultural Festival including costume, jewellery, teacher and incidental expenses.

$1,000.00

10

Canberra Malayalees Association

Funding of Malayalee Cultural and Religious Harmony Event called 'Oppana‑Magam Kali Thiruvathira’.

$1,000.00

11

ACT Hazara Community

Funding to promote and conduct cultural events of significance to the Hazara Community.

$1,000.00

12

Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra Incorporated

Funding for participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival, enhancement & maintenance of website, production of newsletter and table tennis competition.

$1,500.00

13

National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)

Funding for further development of the NEDA website.

$500.00

14

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Inc

Funding for Hungarian cultural and social events.

$1,000.00

15

Canberra Interfaith Forum

Funding to host an interfaith public forum during the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$2,000.00

16

Canberra Interfaith Forum

Funding for an Environment Meditation and Healing Garden including educational material.

$1,000.00

17

Australia China Friendship Society, ACT Branch, Inc

Funding for celebration of the Chinese Lantern Festival.

$1,000.00

18

Bangla Language and Cultural School

Funding for International Mother Language Day Celebration and publishing of newsletter.

$1,000.00

19

Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Inc.

Funding for Bangla New Year Celebration for 2013 and participation in 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

20

Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services of the ACT Inc (MARSS)

Funding for the 'Cultural Dictionary' last edited in 2003 including project officer, printing of 150 copies of dictionaries, travel and insurance.

$7,000.00

21

Pearl of the Pacific Samoan Cultural and Dance Group Incorporated

Funding for a fete to celebrate Samoan Independence Day.

$1,000.00

22

Learning Filipino Together

Funding for website development & materials for children's sanctuary.

$1,000.00

23

Aussie Forum Incorporated

Funding to hold forums on ACT Elections, Multiculturalism and Indigenous Australians - closing the gap and celebrate the centenary of Canberra.

$2,500.00

24

Baila Chile Folk Dances Incorporated

Funding for costumes to participate in 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

25

The Lao Association ACT Inc

Funding for development of the Lao Dance group including cost for lessons and costumes.

$1,000.00

26

Ghana Australia Association Inc

Funding the 'Unity in Partnership’ cultural event.

$1,000.00

27

Sol De Espana

Funding for costumes and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

28

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance

Funding to organise a language stall at the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and production of newsletters.

$1,000.00

29

El Salvador Australia Friendship Association

Funding to implement community projects including the community’s participation at the opening of the El Salvador Embassy in Canberra and to host food and dance gathering on Mothers Day in 2013.

$1,000.00

30

Canberra Vietnamese School

Funding to perform and participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival, organising full moon festival for 2012, maintaining website and publishing newsletter.

$1,500.00

31

ACT Tibetan Community Inc

Funding for Losar 'Tibetan New Year' 2013 Celebrations.

$1,000.00

32

Australia Bhutan Association of Canberra

Funding to showcase Bhutanese culture and tradition.

$1,000.00

33

Canberra Korean Community Radio

Funding for a speech competition, k-pop contest & development of new website.

$1,500.00

34

Gungahlin Regional Community Service

Funding the collaborative partnership with the Gungahlin Chinese activity group to support older Chinese Australian residents in Gungahlin including newsletter production in Chinese, festival celebrations, translation and print of regional guide.

$1,500.00

35

Les Petites Etoiles French Language Playgroup

The establishment of a French playgroup library and website.

$1,000.00

36

Canberra Islamic Centre

Funding for cultural and religious events and newsletter production.

$1,500.00

37

Scandinavian Australian Association Ltd

Funding for participation in Canberra’s centenary celebrations and to mark the 50 Anniversary of the Association.

$1,000.00

38

Canberra Dance Theatre

Funding for projects to engage an Indonesian choreographer and African choreographer.

$1,000.00

39

Samoa Community in Canberra & Queanbeyan

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival 2013 including costs for a drama production.

$1,000.00

40

Rotuman Community in ACT

Funding for workshops and sessions on various traditional ceremonies, art and craft; and celebration of National Day.

$1,000.00

41

ACT Pacific Islands United Council (Pacific Islands Student Support Unit)

Funding of a project to engage young students with Pacific Island Heritage in Canberra and Queanbeyan.

$1,500.00

42

ACT Pacific Islands United Council

Funding to develop the talents of Oceania Pacific Islander Youth in performing arts and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,500.00

43

Canberra Islamic School

Funding to host an Iftar meal during Ramadan and celebration of two Eid festivals.

$1,500.00

44

The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT and Surrounding Areas Inc

Funding for Vietnamese Seniors' quarterly newsletters.

$500.00

45

The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT and Surrounding Areas Inc

Funding to perform and participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

46

Integrated Women's Network (IWN)

Funding for conducting a survey on South Asian households, development of website and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

47

Peace and Harmony Association of Canberra (PHAC) Inc

Funding for lectures on Ramadan including five pillars of Islam, cultural programs and counselling services.

$1,000.00

48

Eagles Sports Association Incorporated

Funding of the South Sudanese National Basketball Tournament including venue hire and associated costs and uniforms for volunteers and staff.

$3,000.00

49

Saudi Students Society

Funding for women and children’s Eid celebrations including marquees, food, gifts, promotion and recording.

$3,000.00

50

Canberra Celtic Pipe Band

Purchasing of Irish Caubeen hats and hat badges for band members.

$1,000.00

51

Australia Mon Association

Funding to invite two Mon professional cultural dance teachers in preparation for the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and to cover associated costs.

$2,000.00

52

East African Youth Group

Funding to engage ACT East African Youth in weekend soccer games and purchase of soccer jerseys, soccer boots and soccer equipment.

$1,500.00

53

Hindi Smaj of Canberra Inc

Production of the organisation’s newsletter.

$500.00

54

Hindi Smaj of Canberra Inc

Organisation of an Indian Cultural Play and associated costs.

$1,000.00

55

Standard Chinese School of Australia (SCSA) Inc

The celebration of 10th Anniversary of the Chinese School in Canberra.

$1,000.00

56

The Australian National Eiseddfod Incorporated

Funding for two prizes for the ACT Multicultural and Community Choirs including costumes.

$2,000.00

57

Diwali Mela Inc

Funding for the whole day festival - equipment hire, stage preparation, lighting, marketing, cleaning, security, prizes for winners, fireworks, interstate artists.

$1,000.00

58

ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc

Funding for project 'Ring of Friends', an initiative to bring together new migrants mostly who are aged over fifty.

$500.00

59

ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc

Funding for project '25UP - Year of Celebration' to mark the 25th Anniversary of ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc, including participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and Centenary year celebrations.

$1,000.00

60

The Federation of Chinese Associations of ACT (FCA-ACT) Inc

Funding for Chinese New Year 'Spring Festival' event showcasing Chinese art and culture and associated costs.

$5,000.00

61

Mandir Society of Australia Inc

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival, Centenary celebrations and Mandir Open Day.

$1,000.00

62

Canberra Tamil School

Funding for a cultural evening performance and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

63

Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association

Funding to participate in and perform in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and Canberra Centenary Celebrations.

$1,000.00

64

Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association

Funding to hold a Chinese Art Exhibition at the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$500.00

65

Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association

Funding to develop and maintain the Association's website.

$500.00

66

Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Inc (ALMA)

Funding to disseminate information - newsletter production and website costs, and to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

67

Les Explorateurs Scout Group

Funding to create a website, host a multicultural celebration and participate in Centenary celebrations.

$1,500.00

68

Das Zentrum Australian-German Institute Inc

Funding for production of newsletter and maintenance of the resource centre.

$500.00

69

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra Inc

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$400.00

70

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra Inc

The production of the Society’s newsletter.

$500.00

71

Bangladesh Australia Association, Canberra (BAAC)

Funding to host cultural activities such as 'Bangla New Year' and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

72

Capital Edge Community Church

Funding for costs associated with 'Celebrate the Nations' project.

$1,000.00

73

Olive Branch

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and production of a booklet outlining stories of refugees in Canberra.

$1,000.00

74

Telugu Association of Canberra

Funding for production of newsletters and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

75

Indian Senior Citizens Association of ACT

Funding to launch 'Passages from India' to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary year and publish related materials.

$2,000.00

76

The Canberra Academy of Cantonese Opera Incorporated

Funding for training Cantonese opera performers.

$500.00

77

Vietnamese Catholic Community in Canberra

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of Vietnamese New Year.

$1,000.00

78

The Multicultural Group

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and production of newsletter.

$1,000.00

79

Council for Polish Organizations in the ACT

Production of the Special 100th Edition of the Polish Chronicle.

$500.00

80

Council for Polish Organizations in the ACT

Maintenance of the website.

$500.00

81

Australia Sri Lanka Buddhist Association of Canberra Inc

Funding for cultural programs and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

82

Young at Heart Seniors Group (Capital Edge Community Church Inc)

Funding for projects for culturally and linguistically diverse seniors group.

$1,700.00

83

Canberra Swiss Club Inc

Funding to produce newsletters to disseminate information to members.

$500.00

84

Fiji Australia Association of ACT Incorporated

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

85

Bluestar Intercultural Centre Incorporated

Funding to showcase a traditional Turkish folkdance performance in Canberra.

$3,000.00

86

Bluestar Intercultural Centre Incorporated

Funding to participate in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$3,000.00

87

Canberra Muslim Youth (CMY Inc)

Costs associated with programs to integrate Muslim multicultural youth.

$1,000.00

88

Canberra Muslim Youth (CMY Inc)

Funding to assist with Eid Fitr and Eid Adha celebrations.

$1,000.00

89

Canberra Muslim Youth Inc & Muslim Women Network

Costs associated with programs to support at risk women and women who experience social isolation, mental health and parenting issues.

$1,000.00

90

The General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Funding for Deke Dance Troop to perform in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

91

Australian and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams

Funding for junior members to perform at the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

92

Pakistan Cultural Association (PCA) Inc

Funding for cultural celebrations and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

93

Pakistan Cultural Association (PCA) Inc

Production of newsletter publications.

$500.00

94

ANU Student Equity

Funding of 'My Story' project.

$1,000.00

95

Philippine - Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Inc

Funding to celebrate Philippine Heritage Day.

$800.00

96

Philippine - Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Inc

Production of the Association’s newsletter.

$500.00

97

Philippine - Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Inc

Funding towards expenses for musical resources for the choir.

$500.00

98

ACT Maori Performing Arts Inc

Funding for participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and purchase of musical instruments.

$1,000.00

99

The Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra Inc

Funding for cultural programs and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,000.00

100

St John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church School

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and purchase of costumes.

$1,000.00

101

The Polish Playgroup 'Krasnoludki'

Purchasing of new learning materials and the expansion of the ACT Polish Children's Library and ACT Polish Children's Folk Dancing Group.

$1,000.00

102

OriOZ Incorporated

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and production of annual newsletter.

$1,000.00

103

Gyongyosbokreta Folkloric Association Inc

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and purchase of costumes.

$1,000.00

104

Zimbabwe-Canberra Cultural Association

Hosting the 2013 Australian Zim-Pride Soccer Tournament and Fringe Food and Cultural events.

$1,000.00

105

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

Funding for participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and Centenary Celebrations with cultural programs.

$1,000.00

106

Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre of the ACT (Inc)

Funding for an exhibition on Hinduism and related costs.

$1,000.00

107

ACT Russian Ethnic Association Inc

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and purchase of costumes.

$1,000.00

108

Kia Orana Performing Arts

Funding for Cook Island Cultural Event.

$1,000.00

109

Australian Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT Inc

Funding for Tamil cultural events, celebration of 21st anniversary and publication of newsletter.

$1,000.00

110

Hughes Primary School P&C Association Incorporated

Translation of School quarterly newsletter for non-English speaking families.

$500.00

111

Hughes Primary School P&C Association Incorporated

The purchase of kitchen small appliances and tableware for the Multicultural Enrichment Program in the Southside Primary Introductory English Centre.

$500.00

112

Canberra India Council Inc

Organisation of the one day Mela (event) as part of the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$3,000.00

113

Multicultural Women's Advocacy Inc

Creation of a 'pop-up' installation through a series of workshops with women from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

$2,500.00

114

Yarralumla Primary School P&C Association Inc

Connecting older bilingual Italian community members with young learners through reading/writing assistance, games, discussion of life in Italy.

$1,000.00

115

Bougainville Australia Association

Participation in Canberra's centenary celebrations including purchase of costumes.

$3,000.00

116

Sene Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and Centenary Celebrations including purchase of costumes and administration costs.

$3,000.00

117

India Australia Association of Canberra

Maintenance of website, production of newsletter and purchase of costumes for 'Holi Mela' cultural event.

$1,000.00

118

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association Inc

Funding for 'Chinese Art and Music Exchange' program.

$1,000.00

119

Australia-Nepal friendship Society Inc.

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival, production of newsletter and website development.

$1,000.00

120

The Australian Anglo-Indian Association of Canberra

Funding for the Annual Ball and ‘India in the Park’ events.

$1,000.00

121

Karnataka Association of Canberra Incorporated

Funding for celebrations of cultural festivals.

$1,000.00

122

East African Association Canberra

Organisation of National Day event celebrations.

$1,000.00

123

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara

Funding for celebration of Sri Lankan New Year and organisation of a Buddhist function.

$1,000.00

124

ACT Football Federation (Capital Football)

Training and capacity building for youth and funding for transportation, promotion, equipment and administration costs.

$2,000.00

125

Australian Karen Organisation Inc

Funding for Karen New Year celebrations and participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,500.00

126

Tongan Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival including costs for costumes.

$1,000.00

127

Croatian Ethnic School

The celebration of the school's 40th anniversary and to hold Croatian Teachers Congress.

$1,000.00

128

Maltese Australian Association of Canberra & Queanbeyan Inc

Funding to celebrate traditional events such as the Feast of St Peter and St Paul

$1,000.00

129

Maltese Australian Association of Canberra & Queanbeyan Inc

Celebration of the National Day of Malta

$640.00

130

Federation of Indian Association of ACT (FINACT) Inc

Participation in the 2013 National Multicultural Festival and funding for the Indian Festival.

$1,000.00

  

Total

$164,884.00

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