Connecting to Country proposals invited
A grants program designed to support Australian Aboriginal people and organisations in WA in renewing links between community, Country and culture is open for applications.
The Connecting to Country program, administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, provides grants up to $25,000 for a wide range of activities.
Funding distributed is intended to achieve the following objectives:
- facilitate sharing of cultural knowledge and skills between generations, such as preservation of language, stories and dance
- recognise Aboriginal cultural leadership within the Aboriginal community and support leadership development in young people
- contribute to stronger community mental health and wellbeing and
- promote traditional ways of maintaining cultural knowledge.
Applications close on November 10, 2020.
More details here.