Supporting Multicultural Events
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has joined Minister for Multiculturalism Mark Coure today to encourage local community organisations in the region to apply for their share in multicultural event funding.
“Our community enjoys a number of multicultural festivals and events that celebrate the more than 90 nationalities and cultures that call the region home,” Mr Anderson said.
“Events like Fiesta La Peel and Gunnedah’s Harmony Day are hugely popular and would not be possible without our volunteers and local community organisations working behind the scenes to make them a success for our whole community to enjoy.
“The Multicultural NSW Stronger Together Grants program offers a helping hand to our local organisations delivering these multicultural events.
“I encourage all our local eligible non-profit organisations to consider applying for this funding to ensure the success of their next event.”
Minister for Multiculturalism Mark Coure said the Multicultural NSW Stronger Together Grants program supports many grassroots community-led events across NSW.
“These grants provide eligible applicants between $5,000 and $15,000 for events and festivals, which showcase the strength of our cultural diversity in NSW,” Mr Coure said.
“Whether you attend, organise or volunteer at a community festival or event, the NSW Government is making our multicultural calendar more vibrant and accessible.”
Multicultural NSW Stronger Together Grants have previously supported community Harmony Day events, interfaith and intercultural conferences and social inclusion sports days.
Applications are now open and close Friday 17 June. For more information about the Multicultural NSW Grants Program and to apply, visit https://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/grants