Multicultural funding

Funding for multicultural experiences and groups to enliven the community.

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Community Grants Program

Providing funding to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) offers grant funding through its Community Grants Program (CGP) with a total annual budget of $1,000,000.

The program supports CaLD community-led activities that:

  • celebrate and promote WA's cultural diversity
  • build the capacity of individuals, families and communities to contribute to the civic and economic life of the State
  • improve the accessibility and effectiveness of services.

Available for

  • Community organisations

Categories and amounts

  • ​Festivals (Up to $10,000)
  • ​Community Capacity Building (Up to $5000)
  • ​Strategic Projects (Up to $50,000)
  • ​Strategic Projects (Up to $100,000)

Harmony Week grants

Funding of $2000 is available for diversity and inclusion activities to celebrate Harmony Week 2021.

Activities with a focus on culture and arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged.

Culture and arts activities must involve a professional artist or arts practitioner working with the community to design and deliver the activity.

Sport and active recreation activities must involve the community participating in a primary activity requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill.

Available for

  • Community organisations
  • Regional organisations

Categories and amounts

  • Harmony Week activities ($2000)


KidSport helps Western Australian children take part in community sport and swimming lessons.

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $500 per financial year towards club fees.

Available for

  • Individuals

Categories and amounts

  • KidSport application ($500)
Page reviewed 02 March 2022