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Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Multicultural Community Grant

ClosedGrant Closed: 27th of March 2023 - 5:00 pm Value: $20,000 to $150,000 Run By: NSW Government Communities and Justice Further Information: https://www.dcj.nsw.gov.au/service-providers/grants/domestic-family-sexual-violence-multicultural-community-grant.html

This grant programs provides funding to build the capability of multicultural communities to recognise and respond to domestic, family, and sexual violence.

The DFSV Multicultural Community Grant aims to:
• build the capability of multicultural communities in recognising and responding to domestic, family, and sexual violence
• support faith and/or community-based culturally responsive initiatives that target domestic, family and sexual violence experiences of multicultural communities
• align with the National Plan and State Plans to support and enhance the capability of NSW multicultural communities to recognise and respond to victim-survivors and their families thereby supporting recovery from domestic, family and sexual violence
• encourage collaborative efforts and partnerships between faith and other eligible NSW organisations to support culturally appropriate responses to domestic, family and sexual violence in multicultural communities across NSW.

Funding through a one-off grant must be expended by 30 June 2024. Ongoing or recurrent funding is not available.

Grants must serve people from multicultural communities (including children, young people and older people) from one or more of the following:
• newly arrived migrant communities (within five years of settlement as described in the National Settlement Framework)
• emerging communities (growth of population groups as described in the ABS census by profile)
• refugee or asylum seekers
• on temporary visas (student, worker and spouse visas)
• migrant communities
• living in NSW rural, remote or regional areas
• living with disability
• lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or asexual (LGBTIQA+)
• faith and/or community migrant groups
• faith and/or community leaders/elders.

The assessment process will prioritise grant applications which serve the above target groups. Applications may also be prioritised to ensure equitable distribution of grant funds across target groups and across NSW.


Last Updated: 20th of February 2023
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