Grants up to $40,000 for projects to Celebrate Multicultural Queensland

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Applications are open for grants up to $40,000 for projects that encourage people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to participate in all Queensland has to offer.

Multicultural Affairs Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program funds community projects that help build a united, harmonious and inclusive Queensland.

“The Palaszczuk Government believes in the benefits of a diverse and inclusive Queensland, and that’s what these grants are all about,” he said.

“That’s why we’ve doubled funding for the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program to $2 million a year for the next three years. There is $300,000 available in this project round, with individual projects eligible to receive up to $40,000.

“Further funding will be announced for projects that target regional communities and focus on regional welcome and inclusion.

“Community groups, not-for-profit organisations, sporting clubs, youth groups, P&C associations, and multicultural organisations can all benefit from this great program.

“They can propose projects that create opportunities for migrants and refugees to participate in the cultural, economic and social life of Queensland.

“This is an exciting time for Queenslanders to embrace our multicultural identity and to create activities that build a true sense of belonging.”

Previous successful projects include helping bridge the gap to employment, improving language skills to prevent isolation, providing social support through sporting clubs and youth services, and projects to record and preserve histories of migrants and refugees.

“I am pleased to be part of a Government that remains committed to promoting an inclusive, harmonious and united Queensland, a place where the contributions of all members of society are valued and recognised,” Mr Hinchliffe said.

Applications are now open and can be submitted online until 14 December. For more information visit www.dlgrma.qld.gov.au/cmq-grants

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs
The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe

 
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