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Up to $3 million available for multicultural communities

2016-12-29

Up to $3 million is available for community organisations to upgrade community facilities or deliver community projects that improve the lives of culturally diverse South Australians.

Grants of up to $200,000 are available for community projects through Stronger Families, Stronger Communities grants, and up to $100,000 for infrastructure projects through Multicultural
Infrastructure grants.

Stronger Families, Stronger Communities grants prioritise strengthening families and helping people from culturally diverse communities to feel included, accepted, respected and able to
access opportunities to improve their lives. Infrastructure grants prioritise funding for projects that make community facilities more accessible to culturally diverse communities.

For more information, including guidelines and application forms visit www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/grants or contact the grants team on grantssa@sa.gov.au or 1300 650 985.

Applications are open until 5pm, Friday 17 February 2017.

Background

The Multicultural Infrastructure grants make $1 million in one-off funding available to eligible community organisations to upgrade, extend or build community facilities for use by South
Australia’s culturally diverse communities.

Grants of up to $100,000 are available for projects that are ready to be delivered, can begin by 1 July 2017 and completed by 30 June 2018.

The Stronger Families, Stronger Communities grants makes up to $2 million in one-off funding available for training, developing skills, strengthening families and building social
connections that support a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Grants of up to $200,000 are available for projects delivered over two years that begin by 1 July 2017 and conclude by 30 June 2019.

Online application forms and guidelines are available at www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/grants

Minister for Communities and Social Inclusion, Zoe Bettison said: I encourage culturally and linguistically diverse communities and community organisations to apply for these grants, for projects that strengthen families, support positive social connections and deepen cultural understanding.

These grants will help to build and increase accessibility to the places where communities connect and thrive.

I encourage communities and organisations that need funding for important community projects or infrastructure to apply for a grant before 17 February 2017.

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