The Victorian Government is consolidating and streamlining grant programs in the Multicultural Affairs portfolio to better meet community needs.

It is anticipated that a number of these new grant programs will be finalised and will open soon.

Please check the website regularly for updates.  Information will also be sent out in the regular VMC E News update. To subscribe to this bulletin please email:  to request that your name is added to the contact list.

Further enquiries regarding community grants can be directed to or call 1300 366 356.

Recent Grant Programs

Senior Citizens Organisational Support Grants   

Applications are now closed.

 Multicultural Media Grants

Applications are now closed. 

Current Grant Programs

There are currently no Community Grant programs open for application.

Forthcoming Grant Programs

Multicultural Festivals and Events  anticipated to open later in 2015. 

Includes the grant program formerly known as Unity through Partnerships.

Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts Fund  - anticipated to open later in 2015. 

Combines the grant programs formerly known as:

Promoting Harmony and Social Cohesion Grants - anticipated to open later in 2015.

Includes the grant programs formerly known as:

Promoting Community Harmony; and

Multifaith and Interfaith Initiatives

Capacity Building and Participation Fund - anticipated to open in early 2016.

Includes the grant programs formerly known as: 

Accountability reports

Find out when you need to apply for all grant rounds.

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VMC Grants Terms and Conditions

Find out more about the VMC Community Grants Program Terms and Conditions

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Events Calendar

  • 15 Oct

    Spoken Word Sessions at the Melbourne Festival

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  • 31 Oct

    Dances of Egypt

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  • 07 Nov

    Vodafest Czech and Slovak Festival

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  • 19 Sep

    UN International Day of Peace

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