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Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Mathew Scurfield.

Photo: Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Mathew Scurfield.

  • Connecting to Country grant program open now.
  • Grants up to $25,000 available to Aboriginal people and organisations.
  • Funding to support for Country activities.

Connecting to Country provides grants up to $25,000 for a wide range of activities that foster the transfer of knowledge between generations, preservation of culture and strengthening of communities.

This may include activities that improve understanding of Country, ancestry and kinship; to activities that promote positive mental health, wellbeing and resilience through community-led cultural healing projects.

The funding may support costs such as travel, equipment hire, specialist services, documentation or other costs associated with the project.

Applications open on 13 October 2020 and close on 10 November 2020.

Connecting to Country is administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

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