The Celebrate Together Grants provide one-off funding annually to eligible multicultural organisations to host festivals and events that celebrate cultural diversity.

Celebrate Together Grants will be awarded through one funding round in 2019-20. There are two categories of grants available, Large Grants of up to $30,000 and Small Grants of up to $5,000 are available to eligible multicultural organisations for festivals and events to be delivered within 12 months, commencing in July 2019.

Multicultural Affairs will only accept up to two applications for the Celebrate Together Grants per organisation – for one Large Grant and one Small Grant – per year.

Applications are now open and close on 17 May 2019 at 5pm.

How to apply

Check your organisation is eligible to apply. If you are unsure, please contact the Multicultural Grants Team on 1300 239 468.

Please read the below before submitting an application.

Funding Guidelines PDF, 673.76 KB

Frequently Asked Questions

Apply for a grant online

How to use the online Applications Portal

Complete and submit your application by 5pm, 17 May 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

Planning documents

You can download the following templates created by Multicultural Affairs to help your organisation plan your festival or event.

Project Plan DOCX, 29.18 KB

Communications Action Plan DOCX, 30.34 KB

Risk Management Plan DOCX, 29.39 KB

Information sessions

Grant information sessions are also being held throughout April and in May 2019.

Book now to attend an information session.

Further information

For more information contact the grants team on 1300 239 468 or email