Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Multicultural Community Grant Program

Grant applications now open!

About the grant program

The DFSV Multicultural Community Grant Program will provide $2 million in one-off funding grants to multicultural groups across NSW.

Eligible incorporated not-for-profit NSW multicultural organisations can apply for grants from $20,000 to $150,000. Successful grant applicants must build the capability of multicultural communities to recognise and respond to domestic, family and sexual violence.

Grant applications are open from 9am 13 February 2023 until 5pm 27 March 2023.

How to apply

Before applying, please read the following documents:

Submit your application for the DFSV Multicultural Community Grant Program using the online Smarty Grants portal. 

Applications are only accepted through the online application form. All required fields marked with an * must be completed.

Through the portal, applicants are required to log in via Smarty Grants to access the online application form. If the applicant organisation has previously used Smarty Grants to apply for a grant, then they will already be registered and can use existing usernames and log in details, and do not need to set up a new registration/account.

All required attachments must be uploaded through the online application form in Smarty Grants. Please do not upload documents that have not been requested or email additional attachments such as support letters or references – only your response to the application form will be used to assess your application.

Applications will not be accepted unless they are submitted online through the Smarty Grants portal. Incomplete, late and/or non-compliant applications will not be progressed for assessment.

Information in your language

Information about the DFSV Multicultural Community Grant Program is available in the following languages:

Audio translations

If you have any questions about this grant program, contact the DFSV Multicultural Grants delivery team at

Last updated:

28 Feb 2023

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