2018-19 Successful Applicants


Participation (Multicultural) Grants Program

No

Applicant

Funding Purpose

Recommended Funding

1

Celebration of African Australians Incorporated

A contribution towards an African Soccer Tournament, African Australian Awards Ceremony and African Women Safety Workshop.

$6,000.00

2

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Incorporated

A contribution towards the Cultural Exchange program.

$500.00

3

Spielwelt German Parents Association Incorporated

A contribution towards the German Lantern Walk.

$780.00

4

Canberra Tamil Association Incorporated

A contribution towards Canberra Tamil Association Tamil Radio and the Festival of lights.

$4,000.00

5

Philippine Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Incorporated

A contribution towards the Philippine Heritage Day and the ACT
Phillipino-Australian Christmas in July event.

$3,000.00

6

Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia

A contribution towards: the celebration of Lunar New Year; the Dragon Boat Festival; and a Mandarin Language School Project.

$3,000.00

7

Karnataka Association of Canberra Incorporated

A contribution towards the
Ugadi event, New Year's Day for the people of Karnataka, India.

$780.00

8

Bangla Language and Cultural School auspiced by Bangladeshi Seniors Club Canberra

A contribution towards the International Mother Language Day celebrations.

$2,000.00

9

Canberra Swiss Club Incorporated

A contribution towards the publishing of a quarterly newsletters and postage.

$1,100.00

10

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association Incorporated

A contribution towards: IT Security Training in Urdu and English; Domestic Violence community awareness; and the PAFA radio program - Islam Against terrorism series.

$3,000.00

11

Vietnamese Catholic Community Canberra/Goulburn

A contribution towards the Celebration of Vietnamese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival.

$2,500.00

12

Polish Chronicle (Kronika Polonii) auspiced by the Council of Polish Organizations in the ACT Incorporated

A contribution towards printing costs of the Polish Chronicle Bulletin,
June 2019 edition.

$1,500.00

13

Australian Thailand Association Canberra Incorporated

A contribution towards: Loy Kratong event; Youth Thai Traditional Music Project; Thai Language Immersion project; and Thai Community Radio.

$3,500.00

14

Cremeschnitte-Choerli of the Canberra Swiss Club auspiced by Canberra Swiss Club Incorporated

A contribution towards the Crmechnitte-Choerli (Choir).

$2,800.00

15

Mauritius Community ACT

A contribution towards Social Harmony Night and Mauritian Radio Program.

$6,000.00

16

Interfaith Forum ACT

A contribution towards the Multicultural/Multi-faith event to celebrate Family Week; an outdoor multicultural/ spiritual gathering; and a Public Interfaith Symposium to celebrate International Day of Tolerance.

$2,800.00

17

International Mother Language Movement (IMLM)

A contribution towards an annual Language Walk and a community celebration.

$3,000.00

18

Australia China Friendship Society ACT Branch, Incorporated

A contribution towards the Chinese Lantern Festival Celebration.

$3,950.00

19

Imam Hasan Centre Canberra Incorporated

A contribution towards the Sports Mela event.

$3,500.00

20

Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Incorporated

A contribution towards: the Royal Punjabi Cultural Night and Diwali Sports Festival.

$4,000.00

21

Navya Andhra Telugu Association

A contribution towards the Sankranthi Harvesting Festival and the Ugadhi 2019 Canberra Telugu New Year Festival.

$3,000.00

22

Bangladeshi Seniors Club Canberra

A contribution towards the annual Bengali New Year and Bengali Spring Festival.

$3,000.00

23

Canberra Portuguese Club

A contribution towards the celebration of Portuguese National Day.

$3,000.00

24

Royal Commonwealth Society of the Australian Capital Territory

A contribution towards: venue hire; administration; choir; catering and Commonwealth Day celebrations

$2,000.00

25

Aussie Forum Incorporated

A contribution towards four forums to be held throughout 2019.

$3,000.00

26

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated

A contribution towards commemorating Hungarian historical events.

$3,000.00

27

Canberra Tamil School auspiced by the Canberra Tamil Association Incorporated

A contribution towards the Inpath Tamil Vizhla event to be held in
May 2019.

$2,560.00

28

Canberra Oceania Community Alliance

A contribution towards: the ACT Pacific Island Women Voice in the Capital; Oceania Golden Age Voice in the Capital radio program and
Wave Choir.

$4,000.00

29

Australian Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT Incorporated

A contribution towards celebrating the Tamil New Year and the Tamil Thiruvizha events.

$3,000.00

30

Indian Australian Multicultural Sports Association

A contribution towards the Independence Day Cup and Educational Sports Workshop.

$5,000.00

31

Bangladesh Australia Puja Association (Canberra) Incorporated

A contribution towards the Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja Festivals and the celebration of Bengali New Year (Pahela Baishakh).

$5,000.00

32

Sietar Australasia

A contribution towards Indigenous Peoples’ Contribution in Australia and Global project.

$7,000.00

33

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association incorporated

A contribution towards: the Multicultural Languages Bulletin and the Community Chinese Festival Come to You Project.

$2,200.00

34

Spanish Speakers Association

A contribution towards the Latin Carnival.

$2,000.00

35

Canberra Malayalees Association Incorporated

A contribution towards the Cultural night and Onam Celebration.

$4,000.00

36

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance auspiced by Canberra Multicultural Community Forum (CMCF) Incorporated

A contribution towards celebrating and promoting languages skills in the ACT community.

$2,150.00

37

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

A contribution towards activities to observe specific International Days.

$3,500.00

38

Canberra Swiss Club Incorporated

A contribution towards the application Swiss Radio Program.

$1,190.00

39

Canberra Japan Club Incorporated

A contribution towards the Japanese Autumn Festival to be held in
May 2019.

$2,000.00

40

be:longing auspiced by Canberra Academy of Languages

A contribution towards the "Call for contributions to the belonging online publication in 2019" and hosting a live event entitled "Migrant and
Cross-Cultural Story Share".

$1,440.00

41

Samoa Community Association in Canberra    and Queanbeyan

A contribution towards National Day    celebration and community language radio program.

$2,500.00

42

Hindi Samaj of Canberra

A contribution towards radio broadcasting technical equipment; radio conferences; technical training; staff development and resource materials.

$3,000.00

43

Integrated Cultures ACT Incorporated

A contribution towards promotion of community participation and cultural diversity in the ACT.

$4,500.00

44

Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated

A contribution towards the celebration of Indian culture, Festival of Lights and Festival of Holi.

$3,500.00

45

ACT Chinese Australian Association Incorporated

A contribution to celebrate
2019 Chinese festive events and to conduct weekly Chinese Cantonese Radio Programs.

$2,950.00

46

Canberra Muslim Sports Club

A contribution towards all multicultural activities to strengthen community participation and social inclusion.

$6,000.00

47

Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT and Surrounding Districts Incorporated

A contribution towards Broadcaster
In-house Training and Training Manuals and CMS rebranding.

$8,700.00

48

The Tongan Association of Canberra and Queanbeyan Incorporated

A contribution towards community radio program.

$3,500.00

49

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated

A contribution towards the Buddhist and Sri Lankan cultural activities including the celebration of Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival and the commemoration of Vesak.

$3,500.00

50

Chinese Community Services Incorporated

A contribution towards the
Moon Festival and Lunar New Year.

$3,000.00

51

Serbian Folklore Canberra auspiced by Serbian Orthodox Youth Association Inc

A contribution towards purchasing Serbian Folklore costume.

$2,500.00

52

ACT Telangana Association

A contribution to the Gungahlin Cultural Night and Floral Festival.

$2,000.00

53

Diwali Mela Incorporated

A contribution towards the Diwali Mela event.

$4,000.00

54

Das Zentrum Australian-German institute Incorporated

A contribution towards: information leaflets/flyer; library resources; film evening; production of newsletter "Der Federkiel", Bilingual Trivia Night; and cultural talks.

$2,000.00

55

Oranjefeest Canberra Incorporated

A contribution towards 2019 Dutch Food and Cultural Festival.

$2,500.00

56

Thai Media & Cultural Association of Canberra

A contribution towards the purchase of Thai music, USB sticks, materials, head phone, magazines and newspaper.

$1,100.00

57

Canberra Singapore Club

A contribution towards a culinary event showcasing Singaporean foods and desserts

$2,000

  

Total Funding

$177,000.00