Ethnic Organisations Fund 2012–2015
The Ethnic Organisations Fund (EOF) supports organisations that are formed specifically to deliver services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities.
Funding of up to $699,000 is awarded to major three-year projects that address the objectives and strategies in the Office of Multicultural Interests' Strategic Plan. The funding available for each project is between $50,000 and $100,000 per year over a three-year period.
The EOF is now in its second funding period, running from 2012 to 2015.
The EOF Tender has been undertaken in accordance to the State Government's Delivering Community Services in Partnership policy http://www.finance.wa.gov.au/cms/content.aspx?id=12662
The successful EOF recipients for 2012-2015 are:
- the Coalition for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Detainees for the Opening Doors—CARAD Homework Support Program, which will link volunteers with refugees to build the capacity of primary, secondary and tertiary students by supporting their education.
- the Edmund Rice Centre, Mirrabooka, for its Language for Living in Australia Project to build the capacity of adults of a culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) background and support their successful integration into the community through English language support classes.
- the Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors for the Family Links and Connections Project to build the capacity of CaLD communities by providing mentoring support and parenting education to affected families.
See details on previous recipients and their projects.
Who is eligible?
Organisations are eligible to apply for funding in 2015 if they were formed specifically to deliver services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities.
Applications to the Ethnic Organisations Fund are closed until 2015.