Multicultural NSW has announced the opening of the first round of the 2015-16 Multicultural NSW Grants Program – Celebration.
State Member for the Electorate of Cessnock, Clayton Barr, MP has announced that Celebration Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available for events and festivals that bring communities together, promote social cohesion and community harmony, as well as showcasing the benefits of cultural diversity.
Celebration Grants open three times per year and are open to non-profit community organisations and local Councils. Funding is available for events on or after 1 November 2015.
Further information including the eligibility criteria and applications are available on the Multicultural NSW website www.multicultural.nsw.gov.au or by phoning the Grants Officer during business hours on 8255 677.
The application period closes at 5pm on Friday 31 July, 2015.