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The Community Development Grants Program provides financial assistance for eligible community groups and organisations through four funding streams: Community, Creative Hobart, Events and Venue Support.

Applications for the February 2017 round of grants have now closed.  Quick Response Grants for all streams remain open for applications.

Click on the links below for more information about the Council's specific grant programs. Each page contains grant program guidelines and links to application forms for the relevant grant streams and includes program objectives, eligibility information and assessment criteria for potential applications.

Community Grants

Community Grants provide financial assistance for community groups and organisations to develop projects or events, or specific elements of ongoing programs, which aim to build community through fostering opportunities for access, participation, and responding to community issues and concerns. For more information, click here: Community Grants

Creative Hobart Grants

Creative Hobart Grants provide funding to eligible organisations and groups to deliver cultural projects which involve artists and communities. For more information, click here: Creative Hobart Grants

Festival of Voices bonfire in Salamanca Place

Event Grants

Event Grants provide assistance for events to be staged in Hobart which enhance community identity, deliver economic benefits through increased visitation and promotion and enhance the reputation of the City of Hobart as an attractive tourist destination.  For more information, click here: Event Grants

Venue Support Grants

Venue Support Grants

Venue Support Grants provide in-kind assistance to community groups wishing to use any one of the many Council venues available for public projects, activities, events, meetings and forums.  These grants are available all year round.  For more information, click here: Venue Support Grants


Successful Grant Applications

The City of Hobart is pleased to announce the recipients of the Community Development Grants Program 2017/2018 (February Round) under the Community, Creative Hobart and Event streams.  Please also find below the recipients of the Community Development Grants Program 2016/2017 (October Round) and 2015/2016 (October and February Rounds) under the Community, Creative Hobart and Event streams.

Successful Grants 2017/2018 - February Round

Successful Grants 2016/2017 - August Round

Successful Grants 2015/2016 - February Round

Successful Grants 2015/2016 - October Round


Should you require further information or wish to have the guidelines posted to you, please contact us on the details below:

Telephone: (03) 6238 2770
Email: grants@hobartcity.com.au

Customer Service Centre

16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
Telephone (03) 6238 2711
Email coh@hobartcity.com.au

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001