Mardi Gras And Google Team Up To Support Community Floats

Mardi Gras And Google Team Up To Support Community Floats
SHARE
THIS



Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) today announces that the SGLMG Community Parade Grants Program this year is proudly supported by Google. The parade grants program is designed to fund and support a diverse range of community ideas, and make the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade the most fabulous yet.

The SGLMG Community Parade Grants program is accepting applications now and aims to provide grants to individuals, community groups and not-for-profit groups to help lift their parade entries to a completely new artistic level. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will be awarded to the most compelling applicants who demonstrate a clear message, relevance to the LGBTQI community and a high level of artistic merit.

SGLMG CEO Terese Casu said: “We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with Google, who this year are increasing their support by helping community organisations to profile their message in the Mardi Gras Parade. The SGLMG Community Parade Grants Program has now grown through this support and will make Mardi Gras bigger and better than ever.”

Renee LaBriola, who leads Google Australia’s Gayglers group of LGBTQI employees and supporters, said:

“We are proud to continue our partnership with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. This year we’re excited to celebrate by partnering with the LGBTQI community through support of the SGLMG Parade Grants Program.”

“We want to assist as many people as possible to get involved with Mardi Gras, so this year we’re putting our resources towards helping community organizations create their own memorable parade experiences.”

The Mardi Gras Parade is Mardi Gras’ flagship event. The Parade attracts more than 10,000 participants and is the largest night time parade of its kind in the world. Applications close 5pm Sunday 12 February and can be downloaded from www.mardigras.org.au.

Please login with linkedin to comment

Latest News

Businesswoman sitting at conference table in boardroom
  • Marketing
  • Technology

Study: HP Reveal Full Year Agency Diversity Results

HP today revealed the results of its diversity challenge issued to its global agencies – BBDO Worldwide, Fred & Farid, gyro, PHD and Edelman -from 12 months ago. The company also announced a comprehensive platform to drive systemic industry change and outlines a new challenge for 2018 centred on increasing agency minority and underrepresented group representation around the world. […]

Study: 72% Of Shoppers Look For The Australian Made Logo
  • Marketing

Study: 72% Of Shoppers Look For The Australian Made Logo

New research from market intelligence agency Mintel has revealed that as many as seven in 10 (72 per cent) of metro-based Australians make the effort to buy food or drink products with an Australian Made/Grown logo, while 17 per cent always make it a point to do the same. Among the urban Australians who purchase products with the Australian […]

Report: What Makes Aussies Click When Using Retail & Shopping Apps
  • Marketing
  • Media

Report: What Makes Aussies Click When Using Retail & Shopping Apps

Commerce marketing firm Criteo has unveiled its latest App Commerce Goes Big in APAC report. The Criteo commissioned study, conducted by Retail Week Connect, highlights the use of retail shopping apps across Australia. The survey analysed shoppers attitudes and behaviours towards retail and shopping apps. The findings revealed the most important reason for Australians to install and use […]

Update: Seven Label 7.30’s Amy Taeuber Story “Neither Accurate Nor Balanced”
  • Media

Update: Seven Label 7.30’s Amy Taeuber Story “Neither Accurate Nor Balanced”

The Seven Network has responded to a story on ABC’s 7.30 last night that it unfairly terminated a female reporter’s employment after she complained of sexual harassment. Former Channel Seven Adelaide reporter, Amy Taeuber, taped her sacking on her phone and the audio was played on a report on the ABC current affairs program last night. […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Agent99 PR Adds Product of the Year Awards To Client Stable
  • Marketing
  • Media

Agent99 PR Adds Product of the Year Awards To Client Stable

Independent communications agency Agent99 Public Relations has welcomed new client Product of the Year Australia to its stable, supporting the awards to increase visibility and awareness. Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted awards program for product innovation. It currently operates in 31 countries with the vision to guide consumers to the best […]

TEG Announces Joint Venture With Chinese Ticketing Company
  • Marketing

TEG Announces Joint Venture With Chinese Ticketing Company

Australasian ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics company TEG has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Chinese counterpart YongLe. The joint venture will see TEG and YongLe launch a cloud-based ticketing and entertainment platform in China. The platform, expected to be launched in 2018, will be branded YunTek, which translates to ‘cloud […]

Streetfighter Media Launches Millennial Sampler Bag Offering For Brands
  • Marketing

Streetfighter Media Launches Millennial Sampler Bag Offering For Brands

Guerrilla marketing company Streetfighter Media has unveiled a new service designed for brands who want to engage Millennials straight after they attend a music gig.  Kicking Television is a white cotton tote bag, filled with products and goodies – and it’s given to Millennials for free. How does it work? The bags, with their unapologetic […]

Zenith Sydney MD Karen Halligan To Depart
  • Media

Zenith Sydney MD Karen Halligan To Depart

Zenith Sydney's Karen Halligan has pulled-up stumps, although that's not to infer bad light had anything to do with it.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
PR Agency Hotwire Rebrands
  • Marketing
  • Media

PR Agency Hotwire Rebrands

PR agency Hotwire has rebranded, yet sadly not to "Hot Cocks Who Rock Your Socks Off". Which would've been far cooler.

Challenger Agency VCCP Wins Creative Account For Torrens University Australia
  • Advertising

Challenger Agency VCCP Wins Creative Account For Torrens University Australia

After a competitive pitching process involving five agencies, Torrens University Australia has appointed challenger agency VCCP as its new brand strategy partner and creative agency for 2018. Acclaimed for its work on dynamic brands including ING and Compare the Market in the financial services sector, Laureate Australia CMO Anne Da Cunha said VCCP’s reputation as […]

GumGum Appoints Ansible’s Sarah Baskerville As Victorian Sales Director
  • Advertising
  • Technology

GumGum Appoints Ansible’s Sarah Baskerville As Victorian Sales Director

AI advertising company GumGum has announced the appointment of Sarah Baskerville as its sales director for Victoria. Baskerville joins GumGum from Ansible, where she spent two years as its Melbourne mobile director. Prior to joining Ansible, she was head of specialist sales and partnerships at News Corp Australia, and also held a number of sales […]

The Diamond Concierge Gives Away $85K Ring In Campaign By McCann Queensland
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns

The Diamond Concierge Gives Away $85K Ring In Campaign By McCann Queensland

McCann Queensland’s second instalment of ‘The 5th C’ campaign launched over the weekend for online diamond retailer The Diamond Concierge, which received over 47million views around the world in the first 48 hours of it being released. In this second phase of the campaign, The Diamond Concierge gave away an $85,000 diamond ring, with Gold […]

Sparro Recruits Key Account Director Following Client Wins
  • Marketing

Sparro Recruits Key Account Director Following Client Wins

Digital marketing agency Sparro has announced the appointment of Hannah Jones (pictured above) as a key account director following a spate of client wins. Jones joins Sparro’s senior team alongside founders Cameron and Morris Bryant, overseeing a portfolio of accounts that includes Webjet, Domino’s Pizza, TAFE NSW, Temple & Webster, F45 Training and Bing Lee. […]

Women’s Health’s Jacqui Mooney On Driving A Women’s Brand In An Evolving Industry
  • Media

Women’s Health’s Jacqui Mooney On Driving A Women’s Brand In An Evolving Industry

In an industry facing change, Jacqui Mooney, editor of Women’s Health believes brands such as hers will continue to be a constant. Please note: this article was contributed by Magazine Networks. The magazine industry may be seeing substantial change but Jacqui Mooney has a goal that remains firm: to create happier, healthier lives for Australian women. […]