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Applications now open for Harmony Week 2020 funding

​​​​Community groups and not-for-profit organisations are now invited to apply for grants to support Harmony Week 2020.

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is offering funding of $2000 for diversity and inclusion activities to celebrate Harmony Week in 2020.

Harmony Week, a WA State Government initiative, runs from 15-21 March every year and is an opportunity for everyone to experience, explore and appreciate WA's wealth of cultural, faith, linguistic and ethnic diversity.

"Harmony Week is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate and explore the vibrant multicultural community that we enjoy in Western Australia," said Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Minister, Paul Papalia.

"Local activities based around arts and culture, or sport and recreation are great ways to bring the community together for Hamony Week so that people can learn about the cultures and traditions that make up the neighborhood."

More information, including guidelines and application forms, is available from the Harmony Week page​ of the OMI website.

Applications close at 4.00pm Monday 21 October 2019.

Preparing for your application

If you would like further advice on the application process, you can register to meet with OMI for a 45-minute one-on-one meeting.

Register for a 45-minute one-on-one meeting during one of the following sessions:

Date: 11.00am - 6.00pm Wednesday 18 September 2019

Venue: Ellenbrook Library - Cafe Room, 90 Main Street, Ellenbrook

Date: 10.00am - 4.00pm Friday 20 September 2019

Venue: Riverton Library - Studio, 67 Riley Road, Riverton

Registration is essential as places are limited.

To register, email harmony@omi.wa.gov.au with your organisation name, your contact details, and your preferred timeslot.

If you are unable to attend this session, OMI staff are able to meet at a time and location more suitable for you.