Community Grants

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.

NB: 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 download a preview of the application form.

Grants category  Grant amount   Key dates  Guidelines  Apply
Quick Response
Community Grants 
 Up to $500  OPEN
 Available all year  
 Guidelines(PDF, 2MB) Application Form 
Small Community 
  $1000 - $5000

2019 Round 1 

Grant Round Opens: 9 February 2019
Information Session : 1 pm and 5.30 pm Tuesday, 19 February 2019 (Town Hall) 
Grant Round Closes: 12 March 2019 - 10 pm
Date of Notification : 3 May 2019 
Funding to support projects commencing after 30 June 2019 

2019 Round 2 

Grant Round Opens: 17 August 2019 
Information Session : 1 pm and 5.30 pm Tuesday, 27 August 2019 (Town Hall) 
Grant Round Closes: 17 September 2019 
Date of Notification : 8 November  2019 
Funding to support projects commencing after 31 December 2019  

 Guidelines(PDF, 1MB) View the application form


More Information

Capital City Strategic Plan 2015-2025(PDF, 3MB)
Social Inclusion Strategy(PDF, 1MB)
Multicultural Strategy(PDF, 401KB)
Youth Strategy(PDF, 482KB)
Children & Families Strategy(PDF, 359KB)
Positive Ageing Strategy(PDF, 1MB)
Equal Access Strategy(PDF, 2MB)
Housing and Homelessness Strategy(PDF, 310KB)
Grant and Partnership Acknowledgment Guidelines(PDF, 3MB)
A Guide to Hobart's Creative Places(PDF, 7MB)
Sample Auspice Confirmation(DOCX, 12KB)
Australian Taxation Office - Statement by a Supplier Form


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