2013-14 Successful Applicants


Successful Applicants
2013-14 Participation (Multicultural) Grants Program

NO

Name of Organisation

Funding Description

Funding allocated

1

Italian Language School

Celebrations for an end of year Italian cultural day

$ 500

2

Bengali Cultural Association Canberra Inc.

Funding for various cultural activities and participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 4,000

3

Bluestar Intercultural Centre Incorporated

Contributions towards social harmony and cultural friendship events.

$ 2,500

4

Federation of Chinese Associations of Australian Capital Territory (FCA-ACT) Incorporated

Celebrating the Chinese New Year 'Spring Festival' (Year of Horse) at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 5,500

5

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

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and production of a newsletter

$ 1,000

6

Australian American Association Canberra Division Inc

The introduction of 'American' culture at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, for updating the Association’s website and purchasing supplies for costumes.

$ 3,000

7

Canberra Interfaith Forum

Interfaith activities at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, an interfaith public forum and with the gathering of young people from various faith groups and cultural backgrounds.

$ 2,400

8

Australia China Friendship Society, ACT Branch

The hire of equipment and supplies for a workshop for the Chinese Lantern Festival.

$ 500

9

Sierra Leone Community in Canberra and Regions (SLCC ACT)

The organisation of the African showcase at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 11,000

10

The Royal Commonwealth Society of the Australian Capital Territory Incorporated

The 2014 Commonwealth Day Celebrations and 2014 Schools Public Speaking Competition

$ 1,500

11

Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Inc

The celebration of the 2014 Bangla New Year and for a cultural show at 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

12

Bangla Language and Cultural School

International Mother Language Day celebrations for 2014 and for publishing the School’s annual magazine

$ 1,000

13

Sauiluma Samoan Cultural Group Inc

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for a youth culture day.

$ 1,500

14

Australia Mon Association Incorporated

Purchasing costumes and equipment for cultural events and participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 3,000

15

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra

Choir performance at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, publication of the Dante Review newsletter and for participation in Italian National Day festivities

$ 1,500

16

The Zambezi Sound

Purchasing costumes and musical instruments for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 1,500

17

Karifi Ensemble Ghana

Participation in the African showcase at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the purchase of costumes

$ 2,000

18

Drum Assault

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

19

Igbo Dance Group Nigeria

Participation in 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500

20

Learning Filipino Together

Celebrations for the Philippine's Language Month

$ 1,000

21

Manquehue Chilean Folk-Dance Group Inc

Cultural performance training for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 1,500

22

Canberra Vietnamese School Inc

Funding for the Full Moon Festival, website maintenance and publication of a newsletter

$ 1,500

23

Sol De España Spanish Dance Group

Purchasing regional costumes from Spain for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

24

Pakistan Cultural Association Inc (PCA)

Purchasing CDs and headphones for your radio program and for organising special cultural events

$ 1,500

25

Australia India Photographic Association

Website development

$ 500

26

Silver Soles Cloggers Inc.

Purchasing cultural items and equipment for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500

27

Canberra School of Srilanka Language and Dance

Showcasing Sri Lankan Cultural dancing at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

28

Ngarigu Currawong Clan

Indigenous showcase at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 10,000

29

Gyongyosbokreta Folkloric Association Incorporated

30th anniversary celebrations of Hungarian culture in the Australian community

$ 2,500

30

OriOZ Incorporated

Showcasing a wide range of classical dance forms from India at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural events

$ 2,500

31

Mandarin for Fun

Costs for operating material and resources, website maintenance and broadcasting expenses

$ 1,300

32

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Incorporated

Organisation of three Chinese traditional art and crafts workshops

$ 1,500

33

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association inc.

Production of a multilingual community bulletin and the SAWs' multilingual website

$ 1,000

34

Hellenic and Cyprus Radio Association

Purchase of equipment, software and CDs for your radio program and internet fee costs

$ 1,400

35

Karnataka Association of Canberra

Celebration of various cultural festivals

$ 2,000

36

Baila Chile Folk Dances Incorporated

Provision of costumes for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500

37

ACT Hazara Community Inc.

Community cultural events and CDs, DVDs and other equipment for your radio program

$ 2,300

38

Serbian Radio Program "Lets be Friends" Incorporated

Purchasing CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and newspapers for your radio program

$ 800

39

Republic of South Sudan Australian Community Association ACT Inc

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, for various cultural events for after school activities for children and for cultural programs for women and youth

$ 5,000

40

Bosnian United Society of ACT

Participation in 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the purchase of educational materials for the Bosnian community

$ 1,500

41

Spielwelt German Parents Association Inc.

German Lantern Walk event

$ 1,000

42

The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association Inc

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for a multicultural function in May 2014

$ 1,500

43

Canberra Muslim Community Incorporated (CMC Inc)

Annual open day cultural event and with gatherings for women and youth

$ 2,000

44

Bornomala Inc

Performing Bangladeshi aboriginal and folk dance and music at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500

45

Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra Incorporated

A booklet to celebrate 20 years of contribution to the community and cultural performances at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500

46

Canberra Telugu Vaani and Samithi Inc

Internet, newspaper and magazine subscription fees for Radio

$ 800

47

United Nations Association of Australia (ACT)

Organisation of the UN Day project

$ 5,000

48

Canberra Islamic Centre

An open day, a social harmony day and with Valley FM membership and website maintenance for your radio program

$ 2,800

49

Australia-Thailand Association (Canberra)

Publication of newsletter

$ 500

50

El Salvador Australia Friendship Association Inc.

Sharing of Salvadorian language and culture.

$ 500

51

Australia Nepal Friendship Society

Costumes for cultural dances, newsletter publication and website enhancement

$ 1,000

52

Canberra Swiss Club Inc.

Internet fees, CDs and headphones for your radio program and club newsletter

$ 1,600

53

Bangladesh- Australia Association Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural events

$ 3,000

54

Fiji Australia Association of ACT Incorporated

Costs associated with the Fijian cultural performance at the UN day and other community events

$ 3,000

55

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, newsletter publication and website update as well as costs for your radio program

$ 2,500

56

Sinhala Cultural Association of Australia Inc

Purchasing equipment and materials for your radio program.

$ 500

57

The Australian National University, Nepali Student Association

Hire of costumes and instruments for participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500

58

World Federation for Korean Inter-Married Women's Association

Information and promotional materials for distribution at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500

59

Vietnamese Catholic Community in Canberra

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural festivals

$ 2,000

60

The Canberra Islamic School

Celebration of the Holy Eid Festival

$ 1,000

61

Sene Canberra Incorporated

Showcasing of Papua New Guinea culture at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for costs for the Sene Radio program

$ 3,000

62

ACT Tibetan Community Inc

Costumes for cultural performances at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for celebration of Losar - Tibetan New Year

$ 2,000

63

Hindi Samaj Of Canberra

Production of a newsletter, website and internet costs, CDs/DVDs for Radio Program and for broadcasting at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,500

64

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated

Commemoration of major Hungarian historical and cultural events.

$ 1,000

65

Canberra Tamil School

Costs associated with performances at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural events

$ 1,000

66

Canberra India Council Inc.

Showcasing 'India in the City' at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 12,000

67

Scandinavian Australian Association Ltd

Production of a booklet on Scandinavians in Australian society.

$ 1,500

68

Federation of Indian Associations in ACT (FINACT)

Celebration of Indo-Australia Day on 26 January 2014 and with the development of the Association's website

$ 1,500

69

ACT German Language School

Printing and distribution of information material at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500

70

The Multicultural Group

Publication of a newsletter and for the development of website.

$ 1,000

71

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance

"Languages Connect Cultures" project

$ 1,000

72

Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance

Purchase of costumes and other materials for the Chinese Lion Dance in the lead up to the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

73

Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia

Celebration of various cultural festivals

$ 1,000

74

The Australian and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Inc.

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for UN Day.

$ 2,000

75

Canberra Malayalees Association Inc.

Participation in the 'India in the City' showcase at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and celebrations for the Onam Festival

$ 2,000

76

Les Petites Etoiles French Speaking Playgroup

Dissemination of information through various newsletters and podcasts

$ 500

77

ACT Russian Ethnic Association Inc.

Cultural performances at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the development of a website

$ 3,500

78

Tigers Sporting Club Bangladesh

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

79

Vietnamese Broadcasting in Canberra (VBC Radio)

Membership and internet fees and for the purchase of headphones and CDs for your radio program.

$ 1,400

80

Bougainville Australia Association Inc

Hosting the Papua New Guinea Bougainville Bamboo Band and for the purchase costumes and instruments for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,500

81

Standard Chinese School of Australia

Development of the school’s website

$ 500

82

ACT Maori Performing Arts Inc

UN day celebrations and participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,500

83

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated

Vesak celebrations in May 2014.

$ 1,000

84

Polish Chronicle - Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT Inc

Publication of the Polish Chronicle.

$ 500

85

Philippine Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region

Celebration of the Philippine Heritage Day in May 2014.

$ 900

86

Integrated Cultures ACT Inc.

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and the dissemination of information through your newsletter and website

$ 1,500

87

The Lao Association ACT Inc.

Costs associated with performing in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural events

$ 1,500

88

Aussie Forum Incorporated

Organisation of forums on Aboriginal themes, multiculturalism and migrant youth

$ 2,000

89

Canberra Dance Theatre

Costs associated with the presentation of Hilal Dance at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,000

90

Das Zentrum Australian-German Association Inc.

Production of a newsletter and for website costs.

$ 1,000

91

Pearl of the Pacific Samoan Cultural and Dance Group Inc

Showcasing of Samoan cultural talent at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500

92

The Polish Playgroup “Krasnoludki”

Presentation of performances by the ACT Polish Children's Folk Dancing Group at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 1,000

93

ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc

Purchase of costumes and dancing aids for the Chinese Senior Ladies Dance group, with internet and membership fees, and the purchase of CDs for your radio program

$ 1,900

94

Telugu Group

Presentation of classical Indian dances at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

95

Australian Chinese Cultural Exchange and Promotion Association Incorporated (ACCEPA)

Purchase of costumes and accessories for dance performances, the compilation of an e‑book “Canberra Literati Issue No.6” of articles and art works by members and the development of the Association’s website

$ 2,000

96

Australia Sri Lanka Buddhist Association Inc

Participation by students at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival.

$ 1,000

97

Australia Indonesia Families Association

Website fees, equipment, publications and CDs for radio program.

$ 1,100

98

India Australia Association of Canberra

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the organisation of other cultural festivals such as Holi and Diwali

$ 3,500

99

Gujarati Samaj of ACT

Navaratri Festival celebrations (Garba and Danadia Dance)

$ 1,500

100

Australian Red Cross Society

Production of a digital story of asylum seekers for the Seeking Humanity workshops

$ 1,000

101

Niko-Niko Japanese Language Playgroup

Establishment of a Japanese language library for the playgroup

$ 800

102

Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Inc (ALMA)

Information dissemination through newsletters, for website maintenance and for learning materials.

$ 1,000

103

Community Radio 2XX Inc.

Station air-time access fees for selected multicultural programs.

$ 15,000

104

Treffpunkt German Language Radio Program

Subscription costs, membership, storage devices and maintenance of your website

$ 1,100

105

Bongo Sanskriti Australia Inc

Celebrations of Bengali New Year 2014 and for showcasing Bengali cultural heritage

$ 2,500

106

Diwali Mela Inc

Organisation of a major community event to celebrate Diwali ('Festival of Lights')

$ 5,000

107

Alianza Cultural Latino Americana Inc (ACLA)

Membership payment and the purchase of materials for your radio program

$ 2,100

108

Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated

Celebrating Diwali and for the hosting of a cultural program

$ 1,500

109

Community Research and Development Australia

The development of your website and for the organisation of a multicultural night involving South Asian and African communities

$ 3,000

110

Canberra Multicultural Service - "Yes She Can"

Establishment of a website, the purchase of headphones and CDs for radio program

$ 1,300

111

Thai Media and Cultural Association of Canberra Inc

Purchase equipment for radio program

$ 500

112

Canberra Multicultural Community Forum (CMCF) Inc.

Membership fees and equipment for your radio program

$ 800

113

Macedonian Community Radio ACT

Internet fees, the purchase of headphones, CDs/DVDs and magazines for radio program

$ 1,600

114

East African Community Association

The East African cultural show at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and the production of an African play performed by people of African descent

$ 2,500

115

Asian Culture Association Inc

Purchase equipment for radio program

$ 500

116

Australian Anglo-Indian Association of Canberra

Costs associated with the Anglo-Indian Ball and participation in the ‘India in the City’ showcase at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

117

Rotuman Community in ACT

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival, Rotuma Day celebrations and for the hosting of a radio program

$ 1,500

118

Faith Fellowship Canberra

Participation in 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the publication of a newsletter

$ 1,500

119

Australia Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT

Organisation of annual cultural programs

$ 1,500

120

Audiodromo Latino Americano

Equipment, subscription fees, CDs and music for your radio program

$ 2,000

121

Greek Community organization

Payment for materials and equipment for the organisation’s radio program including CDs, music and subscription fees

$ 2,000

122

Arthritis Foundation of the ACT Incorporated

Printing of information material about health issues in CALD communities

$ 500

123

Bangla Radio Canberra

Payment for equipment, website, audio resources and blank media supplies

$ 1,300

124

Canberra Tamil Association Inc

Celebrations for the "Festival of Lights" and support for your radio program

$ 1,500

125

Philippine-Australian Association of the ACT and the Monaro Region Inc.

Publication of a newsletter and the organisation of a social activity for the community

$ 1,000

126

Adoptive Families Association (ACT) Inc

Organisation of courses for families with children from Thailand and Ethiopia in language, cultural heritage, etiquette and cuisine

$ 1,000

127

The Australian Karen Organisation Inc. - ACT Branch

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for the celebration of Karen New Year

$ 1,500

128

Rondanihan

Organising workshops and rehearsals for a public concert

$ 1,000

129

Sth Sudanese Community St Phillips

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of South Sudan Independence Day

$ 1,500

130

Neville Bonner Primary School P & C Association Incorporated

Holding a cultural community event to coincide with Harmony Day on 21 March 2014

$ 1,500

131

St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church Canberra Inc

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500

132

The Australian National Eisteddfod Incorporated

Multicultural aspects for the National Eisteddfod

$ 2,000

133

St John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church School

Participation in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,500

134

The Tongan Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan Inc.

Tongan Youth Showcase at UN Day and to participate in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and other events.

$ 3,500

135

Croatian Ethnic School

Printing of the association's 40th anniversary book

$ 1,000

136

Telugu Association of Canberra

Publication of a newsletter and for materials and equipment for the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000

137

Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre of the ACT (Inc.)

Cultural performances in the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and for participation in Harmony Day activities

$ 1,500

138

ACT Jewish Community Inc.

Design website

$ 500

139

Council of Polish Organizations in the ACT Inc.

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT

$ 1,500

140

Canberra Christian Radio Limited (1WayFM)

Purchasing equipment and CDs

$ 800

141

Maltese - Australian Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan Inc

Celebrations for the feast of St Peter and St Paul and the National Day of Malta

$ 1,500

142

Wiradjuri Echoes

Showcasing of Aboriginal music and culture at the 2014 National Multicultural Festival

$ 10,000

143

Spanish Speaking Community Radio Inc

Internet and membership fees and the purchase of headphones, CDs and newspapers

$ 1,500

144

Raio de Sol Samba, Canberra Community Samba Band

Purchase of various instruments for the cultural band.

$ 1,500

  

Total

$ 280,000