Community Grants

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The City of Hobart provides grants for community groups and non-profit organisations to develop projects or events, or specific elements of ongoing programs, that foster opportunities for access and participation, and for responding to community issues and concerns.

To apply, you must review relevant guidelines for program objectives, eligibility information and assessment criteria.

All applications are assessed against the assessment criteria. It is important to note that meeting all criteria does not guarantee that an application will be successful.

Visit the grant recipients page to learn more about the projects funded during the previous rounds of the grants program.

Apply for a grant

To apply for a grant you need to register with SmartyGrants. Visit SmartyGrants or click the 'Apply now' button from a grant below, and then click 'Log in'. From the page that is displayed you can register as a user with SmartyGrants and start your application. You can also preview the application form.

Community Grants

The City of Hobart Community Grants Program provides support to activities that involve, engage and benefit the Hobart community.

The Community Grant Guidelines(PDF, 172KB) outline the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

Amount: $1000 - $5000

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 Grant previous application form example(PDF, 109KB)

Register your interest

Community Quick Response Grant

The Community Quick Response Grant provides funding to activities that enhance community identity, encourage accessibility, celebrate the cultural life of Hobart and create opportunities that facilitate and encourage participation within the city.

The Community Quick Response Grant Guidelines(PDF, 182KB) outline the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

Amount: up to $1000

Applications open: Tuesday 1 August 2023
Applications close: 5 pm Thursday 30 May 2024 (or when the funding pool has been allocated)

Activity timeframe: Activity starts no sooner than one month and no later than six months after the submission date of the application.

Apply now

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