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.

Projects funded during the previous rounds of the Grants Program

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

Community Grants

Amount: $1000 - $5000

Key dates: July 2020 – June 2021

Funding to support projects commencing after 1 December 2020:
Applications to this round have now closed. Recipients will be notified in November 2020.

Funding to support projects commencing after 1 July 2021:
Grant round opens: Saturday 13 February 2021
Grant Round Closes: 5pm, Monday 15 March 2021
Notification of results: May 2021

Community Grants Guidelines 2020-21.(PDF, 331KB)

The application form(PDF, 170KB) 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.

Community Quick Response Grants

Amount: up to $500

Key dates: available all year round (subject to available funding) for projects occurring at least five weeks and no greater than six months from the date of application. 

Community Quick Response Grant Guidelines .

Apply online

Resilient Hobart Quick Response Grant

Applications for this grant are now closed.

Resilient Hobart Quick Response Grants guidelines.


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