The Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion closing 5 February 2017 (NSW)

The Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion is a small grants program that supports community-led events and activities that bring together people from diverse cultural backgrounds to discuss and celebrate diversity. It aims to build on the strengths of our multicultural society, develop stronger social cohesion and community resilience, particularly among young people (aged 12-25), and to inspire young people to stand up against the divisive forces of fear, hate and violence.

The Fund’s strategic priorities are to:

  • Encourage people to reflect on and celebrate the role of diversity in society
  • Promote intercultural and interfaith understanding, particularly among young people
  • Build positive cross-cultural networks
  • Empower people to speak about the value of diversity in society and to counter hateful and divisive messages

Who Can Apply?

Eligible organisations are:

  • Schools* and school-affiliated Parents and Friends associations
  • Incorporated, community based non-government organisations

* Government organisations (including government schools) are ineligible to apply.

How Do I Apply?

You’ll need to complete an application form, including a budget for the proposed event or activity and outline how it meets the intent of the grant program and at least one of its strategic priorities.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The first round will close on 5 February 2017.

Funding Available

Grants of up to $20,000 are available

For more information (source) see >>> Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion

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