The Scanlon Foundation’s annual community grants round 2017 will focus on 22 local government areas, with the purpose of funding projects that support the transition of migrants into employment. Projects should consider the experience of migrants and of receiving communities and aim to nurture positive outcomes. The Scanlon Foundation is seeking expressions of interest for projects that empower multicultural communities and develop intercultural connections.
Expressions of interest by DGR1 eligible organisations for grants up to $25,000 must be made through Smartygrants. Applications are open now and close at 5pm on Friday, 15 September 2017. Use the link to the Smartygrants to complete an expression of interest form.
Projects must be located in one of the following Local Government Areas:
- Logan, QLD
- Ipswich, QLD
- Inala, QLD
The Scanlon Foundation is looking to support projects that demonstrate their contribution to both building pathways to employment and encouraging social cohesion. Successful projects will need to fulfil one or more of the following criteria:
- Employment pathways
- Local business engagement
- Applied English practice
- Intercultural or culturally diverse programs
- Cross cultural conversations