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2016-17 Successful Applicants


No

Organisation

Funding description

Recommended funding

1

Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association Incorporated

for song and dance performances at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$800

2

Royal commonwealth Society of the ACT Inc

to celebrate the 2017 Commomwealth Day and towards the 2017 School's Public Speaking Competition.

$2,000

3

Republic of South Sudanese Australian Community Association ACT Inc.

for cultural performances at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of Independence Day

$2,500

4

Canberra Hindu Mandir Incorporated

Celebration of cultural festivals

$1,800

5

Navya Andhra Telugu Association

To purchase costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebrations of cultural festivals

$1,500

6

Telugu Badi

purchase costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$500

8

Celebration Of African Australians Incorporated

$8000 for the African Showcase and $1500 for the African Australian Awards 2016

$9,500

9

Spielwelt German Parents Association Inc

for the annual German Lantern walk

$820

10

St Athanasius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Inc

participation in 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for cultural activities

$2,000

11

Australia-Thailand Association (Canberra) Inc

Production of newsletters and other communication materials

$700

12

Mauritius Community ACT

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for the harmony event

$3,091

13

Manquehue Chilean Folkloric Group

participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,500

14

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

towards the Urdu radio program and the celebration of cultural festivals

$2,000

15

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

For participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and other community activities including publishing of quarterly magazines

$2,000

16

Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT and Surrounding District Inc

contribution towards broadcasting fees for 'Yes She Can' and 'Multi Mix' programs

$1,000

To purchase small items for the 'Yes She Can' radio program

$500

To purchase small items for the'Multi Mix' radio program

$500

To purchase promotional items when broacasting at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$500

17

Vietnamese Catholic Community in Canberra

Celebration of Vietnamese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival

$2,000

18

Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated

Celebration of cultural festivals

$1,500

19

Philippine Australian Association of the ACT & Monaro Region Inc.

Celebration of Philippine Heritage Day and 'Christmas in July'

$1,500

20

Macedonian Orthodox Church Cultural and Educational Centre

to purchase a Tablet and a hard drive

$650

21

Sierra Leone Community ACT & Regions

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and community activities

$2,500

22

Canberra Interfaith Forum

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for the organisation of Interfaith forums

$2,800

23

ACT Maori Performing Arts Inc.

Performances by young artists at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and purchase of microphone and CDs for radio program

$2,250

24

Diwali Mela Incorporated

Organisation of Diwali Festival in the City and Diwali Mela

$4,000

25

Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia

Celebration of mid autumn festival and Lunar new year

$2,000

26

The African Gospel Band Incorporated

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

27

India Australia Association of Canberra

Celebration of Holi festival at Stage 88 in Commonwealth park

$2,000

28

Hellenic Radio Programs

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

29

Ekushey Radio

participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for expenses related to your radio program

$1,000

30

Cyprus Radio

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

31

Initiatives for Women in Need (IWiN)

promotion of multicultural integration and well being among women

$2,091

32

CJC Nihongo Yochien (CJC Japanese Language Kindergarten)

Co-Hosting Japanese Autumn Festival in 2017

$1,000

33

People With Disabilities ACT

Community Engagement with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

$2,091

34

Persian Australian Community Association

Celebration of New Year and Persian gathering

$1,500

35

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association Inc.

Production of the 'Multicultural Community Bulletin' and maintainance of Multicultural website.

$1,000

36

Greek Community of Canberra

Organisation of the Greek Glendi at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$8,000

37

Canberra Finnish Society (children's play group- Leikkiryhma)

Establishment of Finnish Playgroup and purchase of resources.

$1,000

38

Canberra Malayalees Association Inc.

purchase costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural activities

$2,000

39

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra Incorporated

participation in National Multicultural Festival and publication of Dante Review & news information on website

$1,100

40

Pearl of the Pacific Samoan Cultural & Dance Group Incorporated

Purchase uniforms and accessories for the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

41

the Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra Incorporated

Towards the publication of a booklet to record 20 years of history and achievement

$500

42

Karnataka Association of Canberra Inc

Celebration of cultural festivals and community activities

$2,000

43

United Nations Association of Australia (ACT)

towards the promotion of the multicultural work of the United Nations

$1,000

44

ATN Canberra Incorporated

Bengali New Year Celebration

$1,000

45

Sinhala Cultural Association of Australia Inc

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

46

Pakistan Cultural Association

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival, community events, newsletter and for expenses related to your radio program

$2,500

47

Baila Chile Folk Dances Incorporated

Participation and costumes for performance at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

48

Cremeschnitte-Choerli of the Canberra Swiss Club

towards the Choir's activities and performances

$1,000

49

Bangla Language and Cultural School

Celebration of International Mother Language Day and publishing the school magazine

$1,500

50

Canberra Singapore Club

Celebration of various cultural events

$1,500

51

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Incorporate

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and organise health seminars

$1,000

52

Bangladesh Australia Puja Association (Canberra) Inc

Participation in the Festival and celebration of 'Durga Puja' and 'Saraswati Puja'.

$2,000

53

Rotuma Association of ACT

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival, Rotuma Day celebrations and for your radio program expenses

$1,400

54

Telugu Association of Canberra

Costumes for performances in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and community events

$2,000

55

Persian Language School incorporated

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural activities at school

$1,000

56

Australian Karen Organisation Inc (ACT)

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and the celebratioon of cultural activities

$ 2,000

57

Federation of indian Associations of ACT-FINACT

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and the celebratioon of community activities

$2,000

58

Australia China Friendship Society ACT Branch

2017 Chinese Lantern Festival Celebrations

$1,000

59

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance (ACTBEA)

Celebrate the diversity of languages in Canberra and promoting the benefits of this community resource

$1,800

60

Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Inc

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of cultural festivals

$2,000

61

Oranjefeest Canberra Inc

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and towards organisation of the annual Oranjefeest in Canberra

$2,500

62

The Tongan Association of Canberra & Queanbeyan

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival by Tongan youth to share their heritage

$1,000

63

Bengali Cultural Association Canberra

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival through cultural performances and to purchase musical items

$3,091

64

Silver Soles Cloggers Inc.

Purchase costumes and shoes for dancers to participate in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

65

Polish Folkloric Dance Group Wielkopolska of Canberra

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival to showcase Polish Cultural Heritage and celebration of cultural diversity

$2,500

66

Canberra Multicultural Artists Association Incorporated

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and other activities

$2,000

67

Bangla Radio Canberra

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

68

The Multicultural Group

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and organising activities and programs for newcomers

$1,830

69

Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin

Organisation of various events and activities

$2,000

70

Mandarin for Fun Playgroups

for expenses related to your radio program Operating material and resource

$1,000

71

Liberian Community In ACT Inc.

For performances in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for community events

$2,000

73

Tigers Sporting Club Bangladesh

to organise community social events

$2,000

74

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association Inc.

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

75

St John The Baptist Russian Orthodox Curch School

Purchase costumes and participate in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$2,000

76

Canberra Spicy Mum Dancing Group (MYS Auspice)

Purchase costumes for your singing and dancing activities

$1,000

77

Australia-Sri Lanka Buddhist Association of Canberra

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and the celebrations of cultural events

$2,500

78

Integrated Cultures ACT Inc.

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival, and the organisation of activities and expenses related to the radio program

$2,500

79

Aussie Forum Incorporated

Organisation of forums on current issues

$2,000

80

ACT Russian Ethnic Association Inc

Purchase costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

81

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

Organisation of the Chinese Village -celebrating Chinese New Year at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$8,000

82

Treffpunkt - German Language Radio Magazine Made in Canberra

For expenses related to your radio program

$500

83

SEE-Change

For your 'Transition Streets Canberra' - multicultural project

$2,000

84

Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre of ACT ( INC)

Open day at Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre at Florey

$1,500

85

Serbian Radio Program " Lets be friends" Incorporated

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

86

Alianza Cultural Latino Americana Inc

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

87

Ghana Australia Association

Celebration of 60 years of Independence and for expenses related to your radio program

$2,500

90

Bongo Sanskriti Australia Inc

Celebration of Bengali New Year

$1,000

91

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated

Celebration of Sri Lankan New Year and commemoration of Vesak

$1,500

92

Samoan Methodist Church - Youth Group (Canberra & Queanbeyan) - Incorporated

Purchase of uniform & cultural attires for performances at the 2017 Multicultural Festival and celebration of Samoan Independence day

$2,000

93

Sol de EspaƱa flamenco spanish dance group

Purchase costumes for performances at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and organise the Hispanidad Spanish festival

$2,000

94

Swiss Program

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

95

Hindi Samaj of Canberra Inc

purchase resources for your radio program and printing of the organisation'a newsletter

$1,000

96

ORIOZ

Purchase of costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of various cultural festivals

$2,000

97

Bluestar Intecultural Centre

towards the organisations of Intercultural/Interfaith Dinner Programs

$2,000

98

Living Bliss

participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and organisation of community events

$2,000

99

Polish Chronicle

Printing and distribution of the December 2016 Polish Chronicle

$1,000

100

joiningthedots

For promotional and interpreter costs of the Welcome Dinner project

$2,000

101

ACT Tibetan Community

Purchase costumes for performances in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for celebration of 'Losar' and community events

$2,500

103

ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School Inc

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and towards community events and the radio program

$2,500

104

ACT Pacific Islands Women in the Capital

For empowering Pacific women in the Capital activities and for expenses related to your radio program

$1,500

105

Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association

Costumes for performances in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and cultural events

$2,000

106

Australian Anglo-Indian Association of Canberra

Contribution towards the Grand Anglo-Indian Ball

$2,095

107

Gujarati Samaj Of ACT

Celebration of Navaratri Festival -Garba and Dandia Dance

$2,000

108

Bodhisattva Kadampa Buddhist Centre

To make a promotional banner and flyers for the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$600

110

ACT Pacific Islands United Council

Co-organisation of the Pacific Islands Showcase and for expenses related to the Island Mix radio program

$4,500

111

Australia Nepal Friendship Society Inc.

For participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for expenses related to your radio program

$1,500

112

Thai Media and Cultural of Canberra Association, Inc

for expenses related to your radio program

$500

113

Australia Bhutan Association of Canberra (ABAC)

Purchase costumes and cultural artifacts for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

114

Canberra Chinese Language Teachers Society (CCLTS)

coordinate participating schools to perform at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

115

Polish Chamber of Commerce Australia Inc.

Showcase Polish cultural heritage at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$2,000

116

United Nesian Movement

Purchase costumes and props for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for community activities

$2,500

117

Das Zentrum Australian-German Institute

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival, for library resources and production of the newsletter "Der Federkiel"

$1,900

118

The Canberra Swiss Club Incorporated

celebration of the club's 50th birthday and production of the newsletter

$1,500

119

Spondon Musical Group Canberra Incorporated

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for community events

$2,000

120

Australia and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Inc

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for Maori culture workshops

$2,000

122

Pacific Island Showcase Association

to co-organise the Pacific Island Village at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for expenses related to your radio program

$5,000

124

International Mother Language Movement (IMLM)

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for Mother Language events

$2,000

125

Mandir Society of Australia Inc

To purchase costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000

126

Druk Gom Centre Australia

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for community gatherings

$1,500

127

St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church Inc

organisation of community events such as harmony and Easter Sausage Festivals

$1,500

128

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

to translate a domestic violence referral brochure into five languages

$1,000

129

Australian Muslim Voice

towards the costs associated with the Radio Ramadan 2017 and the Canberra Eid Festival and Fair

$5,000

130

Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra Inc (BAAC)

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival, celebration of Bengali New Year and other community activities

$2,000

131

Sauiluma Samoan Cultural Group

Community activities including a workshop to bring awareness about literacy, numeracy and learning in the community

$1,500

132

Chinese Language Teachers Federation of Australia (Inc)

To compile a 20th Year book to showcase the organisation's contribution to Chinese language teaching and promotion of Chinese culture in ACT and Australia

$1,000

133

Imam Hasan Centre Canberra

Celebration of Ramadan Iftaar & Eid festivals

$1,500

134

Samoan community in Canberra and Queanbeyan

Purchase traditional costumes for participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and for expenses related to your radio program

$1,500

135

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated

Commemoration of major Hungarian historical and cultural events

$1,500

136

Canberra Islamic Centre

Towards organisation of the Open Day at the centre

$1,500

137

Council of Italo Australian Organisations (CIAO)

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$700

138

Canberra Muslim Community (CMC)

Celebration of cultural events such as Eid and Ramadan

$3,000

139

ACT Hazara Community Inc.

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival; celebration of cultural events and for the radio program expenses

$2,500

140

East African Community Association Inc.

Participation in the 2017 National Multicultural Festival and other community events

$2,000

141

Canberra India Council Inc

Organisation of the 'India in the City' at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival

$8,000

 

TOTAL

 

$260,000