Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) program funding open

Since being established in 1999, the CAMS program has been supporting people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to participate in and contribute to community life.

The 2022–24 CAMS program will be targeted to delivering local economic and social inclusion outcomes for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds across 17 Local Government Areas.

These LGAs include Gold Coast, Logan, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Redland, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Mt Isa, Townsville and Cairns.

Up to 21 eligible organisations will be funded for three years to strategically plan and deliver a range of projects, activities and initiatives that address local barriers to economic and social inclusion and build sustainable opportunities for inclusion in local employment, services, networks and industries.

For all details on applicant eligibility, funding requirements and how to apply please see the 2022-24 CAMS Program Guidelines, Q&A factsheet and information briefing available on the department’s website.

Application close at midnight on Friday 2 July 2021.