2014-15 Successful Applicants


No

Organisation

Funding Description

Funding

1

Baila Chile Folk Dances Incorporated

Cultural activities during the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

2

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated

Commemoration of Hungarian cultural activities and events

$ 1,700.00

3

Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance (PMLD)

Purchase of various costumes to perform at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,000.00

4

Australian Chinese Cultural Exchange and Promotion Association

Cultural activities during the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

5

Bangla Language and Cultural School

Celebration of International Mother Language Day and publication of the school magazine

$ 1,500.00

6

Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural festivals

$ 2,000.00

7

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association Incorporated

Production of a multicultural community bulletin

$ 500.00

8

Cyprus Community

Purchase of equipment and CDs for the radio program.

$ 800.00

9

Hellenic Radio

Purchase of equipment and CDs for the radio program.

$ 800.00

10

Sierra Leone Community In Canberra and Regions

Coordination of the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and the celebration of various community events

$ 10,000.00

11

The Royal Commonwealth Society of the Australian Capital Territory Incorporated

Commonwealth Day celebrations and a public speaking competition

$ 1,500.00

12

Lu Rees Archives of Australian Children's Literature Incorporated

Costs of the "Sharing Story and Culture" project

$ 500.00

13

Troupe Olabisi

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

14

Ethiopian Cultural Dance Group Canberra

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

15

Liberian Cultural Dance Sydney

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

16

Aicha Keita Drum and Dance Sydney

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

17

Karifi Ensemble Ghana

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

18

Sinhala Cultural Association of Australia Incorporated

Purchase of equipment for the radio program

$ 500.00

19

Canberra Interfaith Forum

Organisation of interfaith activity at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and an interfaith public symposium in April 2015

$ 2,000.00

20

Sauiluma Samoan Cultural Group

Purchase of educational material for children to learn Samoan language

$ 500.00

21

Persian Language School

Cultural activities of the school

$ 500.00

22

Africa Jolley Dancers Sydney

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

23

Telugu Association of Canberra

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival, cultural events and the production of a newsletter

$ 2,000.00

24

Ghana Australia Association Incorporated

Purchase of CDs and equipment for the radio program and contribution towards community cultural activities

$ 1,500.00

25

Karnatak Association of Canberra Incorporated

Celebration of 'Diwali' Festival of Lights and other various cultural activities

$ 2,000.00

26

Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Canberra Incorporated

Organisation of activities to observe specific international days

$ 2,000.00

27

Australia China Friendship Society, ACT Branch

Celebration of the Chinese Lantern Festival

$ 1,000.00

28

Zambezi Sounds Canberra

Purchase of costumes and participation in the African showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

29

Rotuman Community in ACT

Purchase of costumes for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural community activities

$ 1,000.00

30

Republic of South Sudan Australian Community Association ACT

Organisation of various cultural and community activities

$ 2,500.00

31

Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia

Various community cultural activities

$ 1,000.00

32

Mandarin for Fun

Purchase of operating material and resources; and broadcasting costs to support bilingualism in the Canberra region

$ 1,000.00

33

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

34

Bengali Cultural Association (Canberra) Incorporated

Bengali cultural showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and various community activities

$ 2,500.00

35

Canberra Telugu Vaani & Samithi

Costs associated with the radio program

$ 500.00

36

Federation of Indian Associations in ACT (FINACT)

Cultural activities to promote community harmony

$ 2,000.00

37

Manquehue Chilean Folk-Dance Group Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

38

Africa Youth Choir Canberra

Cultural activities and purchase of costumes for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

39

Canberra Muslim Youth Inc (CMY Inc) and Islamic Society of Belconnen Inc (ISB Inc)

Organisation of Eid prayers and activities for Muslim Youth at the Belconnen Arts Centre

$ 3,000.00

40

ACT Tibetan Community Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of Tibetan New Year 'Losar'

$ 1,500.00

41

Standard Chinese School of Australia

Purchase of costumes for cultural activities including the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

42

Serbian Radio Program - 'Let's be Friends' Incorporated

Purchase of CD, newsletters, magazines etc for the radio program

$ 800.00

43

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and publication of the Dante Review newsletter

$ 1,000.00

44

Spondon Musical Group Canberra Incorporated

Purchase of costumes and for publishing material for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

45

St. Athanasius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural events

$ 1,000.00

46

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance (ACTBEA)

Purchase of equipment and publishing materials to celebrate and promote language skills at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

47

Ethnic Disability ACT Incorporated

Activities to be held during the International Day for People with Disability event

$ 1,000.00

48

Australia Thailand Association (Canberra) Incorporated

Publication and postage costs for the newsletter

$ 500.00

49

Integrated Cultures ACT Incorporated

Presentation of South Asian cultural items at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and participation in the Children's Sanctuary

$ 1,000.00

50

Macedonian Community Radio ACT

Costs associated with the radio program

$ 800.00

51

Madi Australia Initiatives

Cultural activities and to purchase equipment and costumes for the Madi community festival

$ 1,500.00

52

Sol De España Spanish Dance Group

Purchase of costumes and participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500.00

53

Bluestar Intercultural Centre

Turkish showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and Iftar dinner

$ 4,000.00

54

Australia-Nepal Friendship Society

Purchase of costumes for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and equipment for radio program

$ 1,000.00

55

CJC Nihongo Yochien (CJC Japanese Preschool)

Purchase of costumes and audio visual materials for 'Akimatsuri' Japanese Autumn Festival

$ 800.00

56

Pakistan Cultural Association Incorporated

Purchase of equipment and CDs for the Radio program and production of newsletter

$ 800.00

57

Fiji Australia Association of ACT Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and promote Fijian culture with community activities

$ 1,500.00

58

Canberra Tamil School

the organisation of the annual school cultural function 'Inpath Thamil Vizha'

$ 1,500.00

59

Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra Incorporated

participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of community cultural activities

$ 2,000.00

60

United Nations Association of Australia (ACT)

the celebrations of United Nations Day in Canberra

$ 4,000.00

61

Vietnamese Broadcasting in Canberra (VBC) Radio

Purchase of CDs and publication materials for the radio program

$ 800.00

62

Canberra Islamic Centre

participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival, Open Day and contribution towards costs of the radio program

$ 2,500.00

63

Australian Sudanese Community ACT

the celebration of Eid Al-Fitr Festival and participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,000.00

64

The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT & Surrounding Districts Incorporated

Purchase of equipment and publication material; and participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,000.00

65

Alianza Cultural Latino Americana Incorporated

Purchase of CDs, printing material and membership fees

$ 1,100.00

66

Australian Karen Organisation Incorporated ACT Branch

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of the Karen New Year

$ 1,600.00

67

Community Research and Development Australia

Cultural activities to enhance intercultural interaction, social inclusion and harmony amongst CALD communities in the ACT

$ 1,000.00

68

Federation of Chinese associations of ACT Incorporated

Community showcase celebrating the Chinese New Year at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 4,000.00

69

Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Incorporated

Information dissemination costs and the purchase of costumes and CDs for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,300.00

70

Arthritis Foundation of the ACT Incorporated

Publication and promotion of information about hydrotherapy services in languages other than English during the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,000.00

71

Sth Sudanese Community St Phillips

Organisation of activities for the community

$ 500.00

72

Australian American Association Canberra Division

Showcase enhancing American experience at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 4,000.00

73

Gyöngyösbokréta Folkloric Association Incorporated

Learning Hungarian dances and performing at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

74

Gujarati Samaj Of Act Incorporated

Celebration of cultural activities such as 'Navaratri Festival'

$ 2,000.00

75

Das Zentrum Australian-German Association Incorporated

Production of the "Der Federkiel" newsletter

$ 500.00

76

Les Explorateurs Scout Group

Publication of promotional brochures and posters

$ 500.00

77

Bangla Radio Canberra

Radio program costs and celebration of 15 years of broadcasting

$ 2,500.00

78

ACT Hazara Community Incorporated

Celebration of various community cultural events and expenses for the radio program

$ 2,500.00

79

Canberra India Council Incorporated

Production of 'India in the City' showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 10,000.00

80

Canberra Malayalees Association Incorporated

Participation in 'India in the City' showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and the celebration of the 'Onam' Festival of Kerala

$ 2,700.00

81

ARTSOUND FM

Promotion of music artists in the ACT from diverse cultural backgrounds through radio

$ 1,800.00

82

Bornomala Incorporated

Cultural performances at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and the celebration of cultural events

$ 2,500.00

83

The Tuggeranong Ukulele Gang (TUGs)

participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and perform ukulele styled popular and Hawaiian music

$ 2,000.00

84

Audiodromo Latino Americano

Purchase of equipment, CDs, music from Latin America and subscription fees

$ 2,500.00

85

The Multicultural Group (TMG)

Publication of the Multicultural Group's magazine 'You Belong' for distribution at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other multicultural activities

$ 1,800.00

86

Canberra Swiss Club

purchase of equipment and CDs and participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,300.00

87

Canberra Tamil Association Incorporated

Celebration of the 'Festival of Lights' and support for the radio program

$ 2,000.00

88

Telugu Group

Workshops on 'Kuchupudi' dance at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500.00

89

Maltese Australian Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan Incorporated

Celebrations of traditional Maltese festivities

$ 800.00

90

Philippine – Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Incorporated

Celebration of Philippine Heritage Day

$ 500.00

91

St John The Baptist Russian Orthodox Church School

Purchase of costumes and presentation of Russian cultural heritage at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500.00

92

Learning Filipino Together T/A Filipino Language School of Canberra

Purchase of radio equipment and CDs, 'Parol' making workshop and other community activities

$ 1,500.00

93

Sth Sudanese St George's Pearce Community

Purchase of costumes for participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500.00

94

OriOZ Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural activities; and publication of newsletter

$ 2,500.00

95

ACT Chinese Australian Association Incorporated

Costs associated with running the radio program and purchase of costumes for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

96

Tigers Sporting Club Bangladesh

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and the organisation of other community activities

$ 2,000.00

97

Serbian Orthodox Youth Association Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,500.00

98

Carers ACT Ltd

Publication of programs and events to raise awareness of the support available for people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

$ 1,500.00

99

Tongan Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and purchasing equipment and CDs etc for the radio program

$ 2,000.00

100

Australian Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and for other cultural activities

$ 1,800.00

101

India Australia Association of Canberra

Celebration of cultural activities such as 'Holi Mahotsav' and purchasing costumes for participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 2,600.00

102

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated

Celebration of the three main events in the life of Lord Buddha at Buddhist function in May 2015

$ 2,000.00

103

2XX FM (98.3fm)

Access fees for 'Mind the Gap' radio program

$ 300.00

104

Community Radio 2XX Incorporated

Ongoing costs associated with broadcasting locally produced multicultural radio programs

$ 13,000.00

105

Greek Community Organization

Production and presentation of the radio program

$ 2,000.00

106

Canberra Multicultural Community Forum Incorporated

Purchase of CDs, DVDs and headphones for the 'Multicultural Voice' program and the 'Potluck' community activity to celebrate cultural diversity and multiculturism

$ 1,800.00

107

Diwali Mela Incorporated

Organisation and celebration of the annual Diwali Mela event at the Albert Hall

$ 4,000.00

108

ACT Pacific Islands United

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of United Pasefika Day

$ 3,000.00

109

Pearl Of The Pacific Samoan Cultural & Dance Group Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and costumes for traditional performances

$ 1,000.00

110

Gilmore Church Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

111

ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School

Purchase of costumes for performances at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and United Nations Day

$ 1,000.00

112

Mandir Society of Australia Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and Multi Faith meetings

$ 1,000.00

113

Les Petite Etoiles French Language Playgroup

Purchase of French games, DVDs, CDs and books for the playgroup

$ 500.00

114

United India Centre

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and cultural activities to display Indian culture and heritage

$ 2,000.00

115

Hindi Samaj of Canberra Incorporated

Purchase of CDs and equipment for Radio Manpasand and production of the newsletter

$ 1,300.00

116

Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra Incorporated

Celebration of Chinese New Year at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

117

Inanna Incorporated

Promotion of Inanna's services at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 1,000.00

118

Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT
- Polish Chronicle

Production of the Polish Chronicle (Kronika Polonii)

$ 500.00

119

Australia and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Incorporated

Coordination of the Pacific Islands United Showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 6,000.00

120

Aussie Forum Incorporated

Hosting of Forums to promote awareness on various issues

$ 2,500.00

121

The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and organisation of a Multicultural function to showcase multiculturism of the Indian subcontinent

$ 2,000.00

122

Bongo Sanskriti Australia Incorporated

Celebration of Bengali New Year 2015 to showcase Bengali cultural heritage

$ 2,000.00

123

Thai Media and Cultural of Canberra Association Incorporated

Purchase of costumes and instruments for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural festivals

$ 1,000.00

124

ACT Russian Ethnic Association Incorporated

Purchase of costumes for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 500.00

125

International Mother Language Movement

Activities for the International Mother Language Movement campaign

$ 4,000.00

126

Sene Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and support for the radio program

$ 2,500.00

127

Australian Muslim Voice Incorporated

Operational costs of the Ramadan radio program and the Canberra Eid al-Fitr Festival

$ 12,000.00

128

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and other community activities

$ 2,500.00

129

ACT Maori Performing Arts Incorporated

Coordination of the Pacific Island Showcase at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 4,000.00

130

Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated

Celebration of cultural activities

$ 1,000.00

131

Canberra Swiss Club Incorporated

Production of the newsletter

$ 500.00

132

East African Communities Association

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and to contribute towards community activities

$ 2,000.00

133

1WayFM - Canberra Christian Radio

Outreach programs to engage the community

$ 1,000.00

134

Wiradjuri Echoes

Presentation of Indigenous culture through workshops and performances at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival

$ 10,000.00

135

Raio de Sol Canberra Community Samba Band

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and to purchase musical instruments for the band

$ 1,000.00

136

Vietnamese Catholic Community in Canberra

Participation in the 2015 National Multicultural Festival and to contribute towards community activities

$ 2,000.00

$ 259,500.00