How to take the first step
June 28 & 29th 2013
- Introduction to Your Local Council
Get to know the various branches of your local council and the support available for you to run your own community event!
- Funding Info Session
Meet representatives from various funding bodies that will provide some useful tips on successful grant writing and project planning.
- Connecting with Country
The experience of dispossession is universal. Learn about Australia’s Indigenous history and the effect of European colonization on the Indigenous community. Discussions will also focus on human rights, the role of culture in identity and ways forward to reconciliation.
- Manage Culture and Community
Be inspired by 3 accomplished community leaders from refugee and emerging communities. Hear how they have successfully managed community groups and cultural development. Also a great opportunity to share and discuss contemporary issues facing multicultural communities in your local area.
- Project Planning and Design
Learn about some vital aspects of project management including planning, developing timelines and realistic budgets for community projects.
Multicultural Arts Victoria
Diversity and Social Cohesion Program (DSCP)
Australia Council for the Arts
Department of Planning and Community Development
Tourism Victoria Events grants
- Information Sources:
- Grants Link http://grants.myregion.gov.au
Grants Victoria http://www.vic.gov.au/grants.html
Our Community http://www.ourcommunity.com.au
Philanthropy Australia http://www.philanthropy.org.au/seekfund/