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Congratulations to our Round 2 Small Grants Recipients for 2020

Four times each year, Pride Foundation Australia offers up to $500 in funding to five individuals, organisations and communities working on projects that directly benefit the LGBTIQA+ community, who would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs.

We’re thrilled to announce the recipients for our second round of Small Grants in 2020!

Ethnic LGBT+

Ethnic LGBT+ exists to provide a safe place for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) LGBTIQ+ individuals to share their stories and to feel supported. Towards expenses to organise QLD’s first family focused creative festival for members of the culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and LGBTIQA+ (Rainbow) community and its allies.

Abbie Pobjoy

Abbie Pobjoy, also known as AP, is a writer, director and documentary-maker from Melbourne, Australia.With a strong sense to unleash the female and queer experience on screen, Abbie’s work focusses on interior lives from outnumbered perspectives.

Will help to cover the Victorian Film Fund application fee towards a documentary about lesbian couple Phyliss and Francesca who started Daughters of Bilits/ALM.

Central West Transgender and Gender Diversity Group

Western Paddlers NSW and Central West Transgender and Gender Diversity Group hold a paddle for the LGBTIQ+ community, on the Macquarie River in Dubbo, as a fun way for the LGBTIQ+ community to get together and connect. This grant will go towards funding their BBQ and custom pride hats.

Queer Indonesia Archive (QIA)

The Queer Indonesia Archive (QIA) is a digital archiving project committed to the collection, preservation and celebration of material reflecting the lives and experiences of queer Indonesia. The project is volunteer run, community focused and non-profit. To go towards website hosting and design consultation.

Apollo Parkways Pre-School

Apollo Parkways Pre-School is a parent-run, community-based service that provides sessional kindergarten programs for both 3 year old and 4 year old groups. Their grant fund will be used to provide access to a Proud Pride Library to their pre-schoolers.

Pictured: 1st Caroline Springs Scout Group Pride March

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