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, 1MB)

Apply online

Event Grants

Amount: up to $100 000

Key dates: 2019 Round 2

Funding to support projects commencing after 31 December 2019. 

Grant round opens: 31 August 2019
Grant round closes: 30 September 2019
Date of notification: 25 November 2019

Event Grants Guidelines(PDF, 2MB)

Apply online: the next application will be available in 2020. 

Event Partnerships

Amount: over $20 000

Key dates: the next round will open in June 2020. 

Event Partnerships Guidelines(PDF, 489KB)

Apply online: the next application will be available in 2020. 


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