Christmas Grants

Christmas Grants

Christmas Grants provide financial assistance for community or not-for-profit based organisations and groups to present Christmas carol events and Christmas activities.

Please read the relevant guidelines for program objectives, eligibility information and assessment criteria. Strategies which you may need to address in your application are linked on this page.

The success of an application is determined by merit against the assessment criteria. It is important to note that meeting all criteria does not guarantee that an application will be successful.

Apply for a grant

To commence an application you will first need to register online with SmartyGrants. Click 'Apply online' below and then 'Log In' on the following page. You can then register as a user and commence your application. From this page you can also preview the application form.

Festive Season Charitable Quick Response Grants

The Festive Season Charitable Quick Response Grant funds charitable organisations and groups to deliver projects that support vulnerable and disadvantage members of the Hobart community during the festive season.

Examples include:

  • providing food hampers or a food service for people in need
  • Christmas gifts for disadvantaged or isolated community members.

The Festive Season Charitable Quick Response Grant Guideline(PDF, 1003KB) outlines the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

Amount: up to $1000

This round has now closed. The grant will reopen in mid-2022.

Community Christmas Carols Grants

The Community Christmas Carols Grant is provided to support community groups and not-for-profit organisations to present free events and activities that include Christmas carols, such as:

  • precinct carols events located in halls or local facilities
  • roving carollers
  • neighbourhood Christmas celebrations with singing
  • a series of gatherings featuring carols
  • large scale carols by candlelight events.

This program provides cash support up to $15,000 per application.

The Community Christmas Carol Grant Guideline(PDF, 887KB) outlines the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

This round has now closed. The outcome of the grant round will be announced in September 2021.

The round will reopen in July 2022.

We are here to assist you in preparing your application and encourage you to discuss your proposal before submitting your application. If you are interested in this funding opportunity, you are encouraged to speak to the grants officer before the grant round opens on 03 6238 2132 or


03 6238 2132