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:
Who Can Apply?
The following organisations are eligible to apply for grants under the Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion:
* Government organisations (including government schools) are ineligible to apply.
How Do I Apply?
You’ll need to complete an online application, including a budget for the proposed event or activity and outline how it meets the overall aims of the grant program and at least one of its strategic priorities.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The second round will close Monday 29 May 2017, at 12noon.
Grants of up to $20,000 are available.
To be eligible for the Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion, proposals must:
Types of supported events and activities
Examples of events and activities that the fund may support include:
The following activities are excluded from receiving funding through the Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion:
For more information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.
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