Grants promote multicultural appreciation

Published: 13 Jun 2019

Council will provide community groups with over $12,000 in funding to celebrate the region’s rich cultural diversity.

The Community Services Grants help fund events as part of Multicultural Month, held each year in August, that promote a sense appreciation, belonging and inclusiveness.

Grant recipients:

  • Cairns and Region Multicultural Association – $4000 for the CARMA Multicultural Festival
  • German-Austrian-Swiss Association of FNQ Inc. – $2,390 for the Festival of Cultures.
  • FNQ African Community Association – $2414 for the Friendship Soccer Games.
  • Cairns Latin Dance Club – $1680 for the Multicultural Dance Workshops and Celebration Party
  • Cairns Indonesian Association Australia – $970 for the Potluck Picnic
  • Inkmasters Cairns Inc. – $562 for the City Faces of 100 years.
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Last updated: 13 June 2019