Black Rainbow will offer micro-grants to LGBTI members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to host community-focused social events.
The Channel allows people to join for a monthly donation in exchange for a vote in determining which projects receive funding.
The awards help to recognise the inspiring work being undertaken in Victoria’s LGBTI communities.
Creative initiatives to challenge homophobia in the community can be in any medium.
President David Micallef said the 2017 GLOBE Community Grants are the largest to date.
“The support we are providing will provide opportunities for the community to come together and provide a reminder that equality is not negotiable”
The state government has announced the recipients of its inaugural LGBTI multicultural grants, the first of their kind in Australia.
Those in the LGBTI community face higher rates of anxiety and depression, but for those from diverse cultural backgrounds this can be worse. The Victorian Government has announced an Australian-first set of grants aimed at supporting LGBTI multicultural communities.