Community Grants Program

Dragon dancers in Northbridge to celebrate Chinese New Year

The Office of Multicultural Interests’ Community Grants Program (CGP) supports the objectives of its Strategic Plan 2014–2018. Grants will open again in 2015 and will be available in four categories:

  • Events and Activities (up to $5000)—4pm Friday 6 March 2015 for projects commencing after 1 July 2015
  • Small Projects ($5000–$20,000)—4pm Friday 6 March 2015 for projects commencing after 1 July 2015
  • Major Programs ($20,000–$50,000)—2015 closing dates to be announced shortly.
  • Major Community Celebrations Sponsorships (up to $20,000)—2015 closing dates to be announced shortly

The CGP funds projects and activities that strengthen the capacity of culturally diverse communities and also supports the development of culturally inclusive policies, programs and services.

CGP grants endeavour to support full participation of Western Australia’s culturally diverse communities in social, economic, cultural and civic activities while also developing intercultural understanding and promoting the many benefits of WA’s cultural diversity.

How to apply

Find out which grants are available, get advice on how to apply, and download an application form.

Which organisations were awarded grants before?

Meet some previous grant recipients.

Grant FAQs

Get answers to your questions on OMI’s Community Grants Program.

Other funding sources

Not eligible for funding through OMI’s CGP?

What to do after the project

Download acquittal report forms when your project has finished.