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.

The next round of grants is now open.

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.

Projects funded during the latest round of the Grant Program

To apply for a grant you need to register with SmartyGrants. Click 'Apply Now' below and then 'Log In'. From the page that is displayed you can then register as a user and commence your application. You can also preview the application form.

Community Quick Response Grants

Amount: up to $500

Key dates: Available all year round for projects occurring at least five (5) weeks and no greater than six (6) months from the date of the application. 

Community Quick Response Grant Guidelines(PDF, 2MB)

Apply online

Community Grants

Amount: $1000 - $5000

Key dates: 2020

Funding to support projects commencing after 1 July 2020: 
Grant round opens: 15 February 2020
Grant round closes: 16 March 2020
Notification of results: May 2020

Funding to support projects commencing after 31 December 2020:
Grant round opens: August 2020
Grant round closes: September 2020
Notification of results: November 2020

Community Grants Guidelines(PDF, 911KB)

Apply online

The application form(PDF, 761KB) from the previous grant round is attached 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.


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