2017-18 Successful Applicants


National Multicultural Festival category 
NoApplicant Funding Purpose Recommended Funding
1 ACT Bilingual Education Alliance (ACTBEA) celebrating and promoting languages as a cultural and community resource at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $650
2 ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc. expenditure towards performance and information at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
3 ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Inc costumes, art materials and tools for the participation at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
4 ACT Community Language Schools Association Children's Sanctuary at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $2,000
5 ACT Pacific Islands United Council Inc Co-Coordinating the Pacific Islands United showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $6,000
6 ACT Pacific Islands Women Voice in the Capital expenditure towards performance participating at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
7 ACT Telangana Association costume & printing of posters at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
8 ACT Tibetan Community costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $700
9 ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School Inc expenditure towards the showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
10 African Gospel Band costumes and instrument repairs for the showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $700
11 Art of Living Foundation Ltd (AOLF) costumes and shirts for volunteers at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
12 Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Inc celebrating and promoting Chinese language and culture at Children's sanctuary at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $600
13 ATN Canberra incorporate costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
14 Australia Mon Association Incorporated expenditure towards performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
15 Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association Incorporated expenditure towards performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
16 Australian Guangxi Friendship Association Inc. costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
17 Australian Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT Inc costumes & makeup for artists at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
18 Baila Chile Folk Dances Incorporated costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
19 Bangladesh Australia Puja Association (Canberra) Inc. expenditure towards performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
21 Canberra Celtic Pipe Band Inc Celtic Ceilidh showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $5,200
22 Canberra India Council Inc India In The City at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $6,000
23 Canberra Interfaith Forum setting up posters and literature, peace pole flags and display at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
24 Canberra Malayalees Association Inc costumes for the cultural participation at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
25 Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association promoting traditional Punjabi dances and culture at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
26 Canberra Spicy Mum Dancing Group costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $600
27 Canberra Tamil Association traditional cultural dance program at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $350
28 Celebration Of African Australians ACT Inc Africa Showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $8,000
29 Chinese Language and Cultural Association Performance costumes and art material for cultural activities of the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
30 Das Zentrum Australian-German Institute Inc. To purchase German games for demonstrating at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
31 Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT and Surrounding District Inc Festival Broadcasting Technical support at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $400
32 Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) stage performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
33 Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Canberra Incorporated expenditure towards performance participating at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
34 Greek Community of Canberra Greek Glendi showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $3,000
35 International Mother Language Movement (IMLM) expenditure for leaflet, posters and banner for an information stall at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
36 Italian Language School expenditure for material and printing flyers for the participation at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $300
37 Learning Filipino Together T/A Filipino Language School of Canberra costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
38 Living Bliss expenditure towards performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,400
39 Manquehue Chilean Folk Dance Group costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
40 Mauritius Community ACT costumes and band performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
41 Mexico Lindo Folkloric Dance Group costumes for Mexico Lindo Flolkloric Dance group at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
42 Momposina Colombian Dance Group Momposina Colombian dance participation at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
43 Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry Showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
44 Navya Andhra Telugu Association performance dresses and costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
45 ORIOZ Inc costumes and artists performances at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
46 Pacific Island Showcase Association Inc. Pacific Island Showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
47 Pakistan Australia Friendship Association participation at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
48 Pearl of the Pacific Samoan Cultural and Dance Group Incorporated costumes and accessories for the showcase at the 2018 Multicultural Festival $1,000
49 Persian Australian Community Association of ACT Cultural Performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $700
50 Pink Umbrella costumes and accessories for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
51 Polish Chamber of Commerce Australia Inc. Showcase of Polish Culture at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
52 Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance (PMLD) expenditure towards performance participating at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
53 Rotuma Association of ACT Incorporated costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
54 Samoan community in Canberra & Queanbeyan expenditure towards perform at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
55 Sauiluma Samoan Cultural Group purchase costumes to promote Multicultural Youth & Connections Group at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
56 Sierra Leone Community in Canberra , ACT & Regions costumes and drum repairs for the showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
57 Sol De España Flamenco Dance Group costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
58 St John The Baptist Russian Orthodox Church School Russian Church School Promotion at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
59 Standard Chinese School of Australia purchase Hulusi flutes, costumes, arts and handcraft supplies display at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
60 Telugu Association of Canberra costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
61 Telugu Badi expenditure towards performance participating at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
62 Thai Media & Cultural of Canberra Association costumes for the performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
63 The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT & Surrounding Districts Inc. expenditure towards performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,500
64 The Australian Anglo-Indian Association of Canberra Rock & Roll Band performance at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $800
65 The Multicultural Team materials for face painting, flower arranging, wood work, henna paint, balloons etc. at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
66 Tongan Association of Canberra & Queanbeyan Tongan Youth sharing the Heritage through performance the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $500
67 United Nesian Movement Inc. promote the pacific island showcase at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival $1,000
   Total $80,500
    
Community radio stations and multicultural community broadcasters category
IDApplicant Funding Purpose Recommended Funding
1 ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc. To assist with the Chinese Cantonese radio program $500
2 ACT Pacific Islands United Council Inc. To provide resources to assist with the Pacific Islands United VoicesandYouth Hourradio program $2,500
3 ACT Pacific Islands Women Voice in the Capital To assist with the ACT Pacific Women Voice in the Capitalradio program $3,000
4 ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School Inc. To assist with the Sound of the Tongan Waveradio program $3,000
5 Alianza Cultural Latino Americana Inc. To assist with the Coneccion Latino Americanaradio program $600
6 Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Inc. To assist with broadcasting fees for the Mandarin radio program $600
7 Bangla Radio Canberra To assist with broadcasting community radio programs in Bangla $2,000
8 Canberra Tamil Association To assist with FM Thendral radio program $350
9 Chinese Community Service Inc. To assist with the Chinese Voiceradio program $1,400
10 Community Ethnic Broadcasters Association of ACT Inc. (CEBA) To assist with the Audiodromo Latino Americanoradio program $3,000
11 Community Radio 2XX Inc. To assist with the provision of refresher training for current presenters and broadcast training for new presenters $11,900
12 Hellenic and Cyprus Radio Programs To assist with the Hellenic and Cyprus radio program $1,000
13 Hindi Samaj of Canberra Inc To assist with the purchase of resources and staff development $2,000
14 Integrated Cultures ACT Inc. To assist with the Radio Harmonyprogram $1,500
15 Learning Filipino Together T/A Filipino Language School of Canberra To assist with the Filipino Language and Culture radio program $500
16 Pakistan Australia Friendship Association To assist with the PAFA URDU radio program $3,297
17 Samoan community in Canberra & Queanbeyan To assist with resources for the Samoan radio language program and the seniors and youth project. $2,390
18 Solomon Islands Canberra Association To assist with the Pacific Islands United Voice and Youth Hourradio programs $653
19 Swiss Radio Program To assist with the Swiss radio program $700
20 Thai Media & Cultural of Canberra Association To assist with the Thai radio program $1,000
   Total $41,890
    
Multicultural community participation, social harmony and inclusion initiatives category
No Applicant Organisation Funding description Recommended Funding
1 ACT Bilingual Education Alliance (ACTBEA) To assist with social events and seminars $1,200
2 ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $1,670
3 ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Incorporated To assist with celebrations and events $750
4 ACT German Language School ACT Inc. To assist with the production and distribution of promotional materials $700
5 ACT Multicultural Council Inc. To assist with the Africa Party in the Park $3,500
6 ACT Pacific Islands United Council Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $3,000
7 ACT Pacific Islands Women Voice in the Capital To assist with the Empowering Pacific Women in the Capital project and the Join the Voice of the Pacific Islands Choir project. $3,000
8 ACT Tibetan Community To assist with celebrations and events $1,700
9 ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School Inc. To assist with the Join and Play the Games that your Parents used to play project $1,000
10 Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia Inc. To assist with celebrations and promotion $450
11 ATN Canberra incorporate To assist with Bengali New Year celebrations $2,000
12 Aussie Forum Incorporated to assist with the Islamophobia Forum $1,000
13 Australia China Friendship Society, ACT Branch To assist with the Chinese Lantern Festival $1,330
14 Australia Mon Association Incorporated To assist with celebrations and events $5,500
15 Australian Karen Organisation Inc. - ACT To assist with celebrations and events $1,100
16 Australian Muslim Voice Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $1,000
17 Australian Red Cross To assist with active listening, communication and empathy leadership training $1,330
18 Bangladesh Australia Puja Association (Canberra) Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $3,000
19 Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $1,500
20 Big Bang Ballers Limited To assist with the ACT Multicultural Basketball Tournament $3,000
21 Bongo Sanskriti Australia Inc. To assist with Bengali New Year celebrations $2,000
22 Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated To assist with celebrations and events $2,400
23 Canberra Interfaith Forum To assist with UN Interfaith Harmony week $1,500
24 Canberra Japan Club Inc. To assist with the capacity building project to assist Canberra residents of Japanese heritage $2,300
25 Canberra Lithuanian Community Association Inc. To assist with 100th Independence Day Celebration $1,000
26 Canberra malayalees Association Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $3,000
27 Canberra Muslim Community (CMC) To assist with celebrations and events $2,500
28 Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association To assist with the Punjabi Traditional Sports Festival $1,000
29 Canberra Swiss Club Inc. To assist with newsletter printing and distribution $930
30 Canberra Tamil Association To assist with conducting cultural programs and sporting events for new Tamil migrants and seniors $2,100
31 Canberra Tamil School To assist with Multicultural Inpath Thamil Vizha $2,000
32 Celebration Of African Australians ACT Inc. To assist with the games at the Domestic Violence Awareness Soccer Tournament. $4,000
33 Chinese Community Service Inc. To assist with celebrations, events, forums and educational material $500
34 Chinese Language and Cultural Association To assist with the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Celebration $2,500
35 CJC Japanese Language Kindergarten and CJC Community Language School To assist with celebrations and events $2,400
36 Cremeschnitte-Choerli of the Canberra Swiss Club to assist with supporting Cremeschnitte-Choerli (Choir) $1,800
37 Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra Incorporated To assist with the publication of the Dante Review and news information on the website $1,270
38 Das Zentrum Australian-German Institute Inc. To assist with the purchase of library resources and events $1,700
39 Die Schlachtschule Canberra To assist with the purchase of beginners equipment $670
40 Diwali Mela Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $3,700
41 Federation of Chinese Community Canberra Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $4,800
42 Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) To assist with celebrations and events $1,500
43 Global Organisaion of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Inc To assist with publicity of events and celebrations $500
44 Gujarati Samaj Of ACT To assist with celebrations and events $1,000
45 Harmonie German Club Canberra Inc. To assist in the purchase of traditional outfits for celebrations and events $1,000
46 Integrated Cultures ACT Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $2,000
47 International Mother Language Movement (IMLM) To assist with the Annual Language Walk $1,000
48 KARNATAKA ASSOCIATION OF CANBERRA (Incorporated) To assist with celebrations and events $3,200
49 Learning Filipino Together T/A Filipino Language School of Canberra To assist with Philippine Language Month celebrations $1,000
50 Mandir Society of Australia Inc. To assist with events and domestic violence workshops $1,000
51 Mauritius Community ACT To assist with Mauritius Social Harmony Day $2,000
52 Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry To assist with the Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry Showcase $1,440
53 National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council (NEMBC) To assist with the National Conference of Ethnic Community Broadcasters $4,000
54 Navya Andhra Telugu Association To assist with celebrations and events $2,000
55 Niko Niko Japanese language playgroup To assist with the purchase of Japanese educational material and workshops $820
56 Persian Australian Community Association of ACT To assist with celebrations and events $4,500
57 Polish Chronicle (Konica Polonii) To assist with the production of the June 2018 issue of the Polish Chronicle $1,000
58 Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance (PMLD) To assist with performances at community events $2,000
59 Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated To assist with celebrations and events $2,670
60 Royal Commonwealth Society of the ACT Inc. To assist with celebrations and events $1,330
61 Sol De España Flamenco Dance Group To assist with the Hispanidad Spanish Festival $1,000
62 Spanish Speakers Association Inc. To assist with the opening of the Latin American Cultural Centre $1,330
63 Spielwelt German Parents Association Inc. To assist with the German Lantern Walk and domestic violence early prevention and awareness training $700
64 Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated To assist with celebrations and events $3,000
65 Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia To assist with celebrations and events and Mandarin seminars $2,130
66 Telugu Association of Canberra To assist with celebrations and events $3,000
67 The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT & Surrounding Districts Inc. To assist with annual activities $1,240
68 The Food Cooperative To assist with the Food for Friendship project $1,600
69 Vietnamese Catholic Community in Canberra To assist with celebrations and events $3,200
70 Wanniassa School P&C To assist with the multicultural wall mural project $2,000
71 Welcome to Australia To assist with the Walk Together community walk 2650
   Total $137,610
    
   Total for three categories $260,000