Grants and funding

The City of Hobart offers specific grant programs for events, community services and environmental activities. For each grant refer to the relevant guidelines and application forms for the program objectives, eligibility information and assessment criteria, available to download from each grant program page.

At the City of Hobart we have 17 Grant Programs available in three streams: Quick Response grants, which are open all year round, and two competitive grant streams, open annually in June, and biannually in February and August. The areas they cover include Creative Hobart, Community, Events, Marketing, Christmas, Venue Support Waste Reduction and Urban Sustainability.

Summary of City of Hobart grants
Round Stream Program Program Areas Request Applications Open Funding Announced

Quick Response

Christmas Activation

Christmas

Up to $750

September–October

Within 4 weeks of application

Creative Hobart

Arts and Creativity

Up to $1,000

All year round

Within 4 weeks of application

Civic Banners

Marketing

Up to $1,000 in-kind only

All year round Within 4 weeks of application

Event Equipment

Events

Up to $1,000 in-kind only

All year round Within 4 weeks of application

Community

Community

Up to $500

All year round Within 4 weeks of application

Venue Support

Venue Support

Up to $1,000 in-kind only

All year round Within 4 weeks of application

Biannual Grants

Community Small

Community

Up to $5,000

Feb–March and Aug–Sep May and November

Creative Hobart Small

Arts and Creativity

Up to $5,000

Feb–March and Aug–Sep  May and November

Creative Hobart Medium

Arts and Creativity

$7,000–$15,000

Feb–March and Aug–Sep

May and November 

Event Medium

Events

Up to $20,000

Feb–March and Aug–Sep May and November 

Shopfront Improvement

Marketing

Up to $5,000

Feb–March and Aug–Sep May and November

Annual


 


 


 


 


 

Creative Hobart Major Cultural Organisations

Arts and Creativity

Over $10,000

June–July

September

Event Partnerships

Events

Over $20,000

June–July

September

Community Christmas Carols

Christmas

Up to $15,000

June–July

September

Waste Reduction

Waste Reduction

Up to $5,000

June–July

September

Dr Edward Hall Environment Grants

Urban Sustainability

Up to $5,000

June–July

September

Local Trader

Marketing

Up to $8000

TBC for 2019

September