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.

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.

The Community Christmas Carol Grant Guidelines(PDF, 208KB) outline the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

This round has now closed. The outcome of this grant will be announced in September 2023.

The application form from the previous grant round is attached below for your reference. Please note that application forms and guidelines are reviewed between rounds and may be altered. This form is included to provide an example of the format and content only and should not be relied on as the basis of future applications.

Community Christmas Carols Grant Application Form 2023-24(PDF, 101KB)

Next funding round opens in June/July 2024 supporting activity in late November through to 24 December 2024.

Register your interest

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 Guidelines(PDF, 176KB) outline the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

Amount: up to $1000

These grants will re-open for applications in late 2024.

Get help preparing your application

Information and resources

The following page has been put together by our Grants Team to support you when preparing your grant application.

Resources for grant applicants

Meet with us

We would love to help you prepare your application, so please make a time to speak with our Grants Officer.

To arrange a meeting email or call 03 6238 2132.


03 6238 2132