Multicultural Event Grant Funding 2018 – 2019 Now Open

Applications close Friday, 14 September 2018.

The funding round for multicultural events under the 2018-19 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland (CMQ) program is now open.

The CMQ program promotes multiculturalism and supports communities to celebrate diversity and connect and welcome migrants and refugees into a wide range of community activities.

Woman at Multicultural Celebration

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What funding is available?

Funding of up to $20,000 will be available per individual event to be held in 2019.
A total of $1.4 million is available for established and new events

What events are eligible?

An event is considered as planning and delivery of:

  • a multicultural festival
  • a public or substantial gathering for the purpose of celebrating particular cultural traditions
  • cultural celebrations that involve people from a particular community or diverse cultural groups and the wider community.

This funding round is for multicultural events that aim to:

  • welcome migrants and refugees into local communities, and to increase their sense of belonging
  • promote an increased understanding and acceptance of a particular or an emerging culture across the wider community
  • celebrate, promote and increase opportunities for intercultural connections within local communities across Queensland.

Who can apply?

Community groups, non-government organisations, P&C Associations, local councils that involve or support migrants and refugees as well as small and emerging cultural and community groups are encouraged to consider submitting a funding application under this funding round.

Funding application information, assistance and online applications are available from the website or email Multicultural Affairs Queensland.