Community Grants Program

The Office of Multicultural Interests’ Community (OMI) Grants Program (CGP) supports the objectives of the OMI Strategic Plan 2014–2018.

OMI manages four grant categories with a total annual budget of $500,000.

Each grant type has its own application form and guidelines. Please read these carefully before applying.

January/February 2016 Grant Round
(This round is closed)

Next grant round—August 2016

The grant round is scheduled to open in July 2016 and close in August 2016 (please check this website for confirmed dates closer to the time) for the following grants:

  • Events and Activities (up to $5000)—Harmony Week event applications are encouraged forn this round
  • Small Projects ($5000–$20,000)
  • Major Programs ($50,000).

To find out more please contact OMI’s grants team at or by calling 08 6552 1619.

Who is eligible?

You can apply if:

  • you are a not-for-profit organisation based in WA
  • your project or event will start after 1 July 2016
  • you are able to meet the criteria in the grant guidelines.
Culturally and linguistically diverse community members at Harmony week event in Geraldton