Community, Education

Community Languages Multicultural Grant

Funder:  Federal – Home Affairs

Grant Background The Australian Government is inviting applications under the Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Program: Community Languages Multicultural Grants Stream Two in 2019-20.

The objective of the grant opportunity is to build the capacity of community language schools to deliver quality language education. The Community Language Multicultural Grants aims to:

  • Support the maintenance, development and acquisition of languages other than English.
  • Connect young Australians to the languages and cultures of their community.
  • Enhance cross-cultural awareness and respect for cultural diversity.

$ Available: up to $25 000.

Eligibility To be eligible you must be a not-for-profit community language school that is legally registered in Australia. For the purpose of this grant opportunity, a community language is defined as a language other than English that is used on a day-to-day basis by members of cultural/linguistic groups residing in Australia.

For the purpose of this grant opportunity, a community language school is defined as a not-for-profit community organisation that holds community language classes outside of school hours with a minimum of two hours per week of instructor led language tuition for at least 35 weeks of the year using a teaching program.

You must be one of the following legal entities to apply:

  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Statutory entity
  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust.

Key Dates: Closes 6 March 2020


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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