Event Grants

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The City of Hobart Event Grants program provides grants for a range of events that provide benefits to both the local and wider community. The City of Hobart supports events which:

- enhance community identity
- encourage accessibility and community participation
- support and enhance the cultural life of Hobart     
- celebrate cultural diversity
- deliver economic benefits through increased visitation and promotion 
- enhance the reputation of Hobart as an attractive tourist destination. 

All applications are assessed against 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 commence an application you will need to register first with SmartyGrants.  Click 'Apply Now' below and then 'Log In' on the next page.  You can then register as a user and commence your application.  From this page you can also preview the application form.

Event Support Quick Response Grant

Amount: up to $1000

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. 

Event Support Quick Response Grant Guidelines(PDF, 512KB)

Apply online

Event Grants

Amount: up to $20 000

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: 5 September 2020
Grant round closes: September 2020
Notification of results: November 2020

Guidelines for this grant available in September 2020.

Event Partnerships

Amount: over $20 000

Key dates: For events starting after 1 December 2020:

Grant round opens: Wednesday 5 August 2020

Grant round closes: 5 pm Monday 24 August 2020

Date of notification: September 2020

Event Partnerships Guidelines(PDF, 66KB)

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03 6238 2132