Australia: Call for Applications for 2020 Multicultural Media Grants Program
The 2020 Multicultural Media Grants Program provides $500,000 through grants to enable multicultural and multilingual media outlets operating in Victoria to purchase or upgrade their equipment.
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The program aims to support outlets to:
extend their reach
enhance the quality of their services, coverage or capacity
create a greater sense of belonging and connection in multicultural communities
The 2020 Multicultural Media Grants Program is a one-year program that delivers on a Victorian Government election commitment to support the vital role multicultural media organisations play in keeping multicultural communities informed, connected and supported.
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The program is timely in supporting multicultural media outlets through these challenging times of responding to the impacts of COVID-19.
What items can be funded?
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Under the program, eligible equipment may include (but is not limited to):
webcasting or audio streaming equipment
satellite, portable recorders and cameras equipment
video editing suites
sound and software programs
computers and computer hardware
digital radio studio equipment
blogging, vlogging and podcast equipment
printers, microphones and headphones
What items cannot be funded?
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equipment that has already been purchased
funding to support the recurrent or ongoing organisational costs, for example, staff wages or training
production costs of programs, publications or advertising
projects supporting political activities
funding to support cash prizes or commercial gifts
set-up and maintenance of websites
equipment already funded by another grants program administered by the Multicultural Affairs division
Small grants – $2,000 to $9,999
Major grants – $9,999 to $25,000
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To apply for the program, multicultural and multilingual community media operating in Victoria must be either:
an incorporated association (incorporated under state legislation, commonly have ‘Association’ or ‘Incorporated’ or ‘Inc.’ in their legal name)
an incorporated cooperative (also incorporated under state legislation, commonly have ‘Cooperative’ in their legal name)
a not-for-profit entity registered under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) or the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 (Vic)
a company incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001
You must also have:
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a current Australian Business Number (ABN)
no outstanding accountability reports or final reports for any Multicultural Affairs funded grants
The following types of organisations are eligible for different program streams:
Small and major grants streams – Incorporated associations or not-for-profit entities.
Small grants stream only – Organisations which are not an incorporated association or not for profit entity (ie. your organisation is a company incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001).
For more information, visit https://www.vic.gov.au/2020-Multicultural-Media-Grants-Program