Funding for multicultural experiences and groups to enliven the community.
Providing funding to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs.
The Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) offers grant funding through its Community Grants Program (CGP) with a total annual budget of $500,000.
The program supports CaLD community-led activities that:
Funding of $2000 is available for diversity and inclusion activities to celebrate Harmony Week 2021.
Activities with a focus on culture and arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged.
Culture and arts activities must involve a professional artist or arts practitioner working with the community to design and deliver the activity.
Sport and active recreation activities must involve the community participating in a primary activity requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill.
Funding round is now closed.
The State Government has allocated $2 million in relief funding to support those directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India.
India is currently in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Government is allocating $2 million in relief funding to support those directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India. The fund complements initiatives already being delivered by Western Australian Indian organisations including the provision and installation of oxygen concentrates in hospitals, the sourcing and provision of ventilators, and grants to those vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the Indian community.
Western Australians can also make donations to Sewa International Australia, a registered not-for-profit organisation that has a presence in India, which is also raising funds for the COVID-19 plight in India.
KidSport enables Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation.
KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees. In 2021, all eligible children will be able to access two KidSport vouchers with the second becoming available from 1 July 2021.
The Targeted Participation Program (TPP) provides funding for organisations to promote participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in sport and active recreation.
The focus is on evidence-based low participation groups. The targeted populations are:
Projects are required to increase participation in physical activity and ensure participation pathways into community sport or active recreation either by:
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