Grant recipients

Child in plush costume with the glow of a fire on his face

The City of Hobart is pleased to announce the successful recipients list from our Grants Programs.

Details on the successful projects, initiatives, and organisations for each Grant Program in the past three years can be viewed below.

For information on our current grant programs, including their guidelines and how to apply, visit the grants and funding page.

2022

Community Grants

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.

Community Quick Response Grant

South Hobart Sustainable Community Inc.

Project: Community Disaster Resilience Project
Approved funding: $975


Hobart City Mission

Project: Sleep Rough... so others don't have to
Approved funding: $1000

Event Grants

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

In-kind Venue and Event Resource Quick Response Grant

Embraced

Project: The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers
Approved funding: $1000

2021

Community Grants

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.

February 2021 Round

Hobart Playback Theatre

Project: Navigating uncertain times
Approved funding: $5000


Mosaic Support Services

Project: Media Programs Upgrade Proposal
Approved funding: $5000


Hobart Malayali Association

Project: Hobart Malayali Association Onam Festival 2021
Approved funding: $5000


Oh la la & Co

Project: Make Music Day
Approved funding: $3471


Waterworks Valley Landcare Group

Project: Fantail Quarry Interpretation Sign
Approved funding: $5000


Indian Cultural Society of Tasmania Incorporated

Project: Indian Independence Day 2021
Approved funding: $4500


Battery Point Community Association

Project: Battery Point Historic House Plaques
Approved funding: $5000


Heritage Sailing Tasmania Ltd

Project: 2021: Knots, splices, mats and a taste of Hobart's maritime heritage.
Approved funding: $4500


Bushrangers Sporting Alliance

Project: Hobart, Come Out & Play
Approved funding: $2535

 

August 2021 Round

St John Ambulance Australia

Project: St John PARTY SAFE
Approved funding: $4818


St Giles Society

Project: St Giles HeART to HeART
Approved funding: $5000


Mosaic Support Services

Project: Mosaic Festival of Arts 2022
Approved funding: $2480


Salvation Army Housing (Common Ground)

Project: Salvation Army Housing Art Classes
Approved funding: $4180


Edge Radio

Project: New Youth Media Training
Approved funding: $5000


Pets in the Park Hobart CBD

Project: Companion animal preventative health program
Approved funding: $5000


Multicultural Council of Tasmania

Project: Employer Conference Tasmania
Approved funding: $5000


Cancer Council Tasmania

Project: Relay For Life Hobart
Approved funding: $3588


Tasmanian Prejudice Related Working Group (auspiced by the Multicultural Council of Tasmania)

Project: Why do you hate me so?
Approved funding: $4934

Creative Hobart Grants

Creative Hobart supports cultural and creative programs that encourage community participation, attract cultural tourism and make Hobart a truly wonderful place to live, work and visit.

Creative Hobart Medium - February 2021 Round

Dr Shelley O'Reilly

Project: Poetry in Motion
Approved funding: $9734


Second Echo Ensemble

Project: The Beauty Project
Approved funding: $13 200


TasPride Inc

Project: Rainbow Quilt Project – Collective Artwork for the Artfully Queer Exhibition 2021
Approved funding: $14 478


Nayri Niara

Project: Nayri Niara monthly Unity exhibitions
Approved funding: $15 000


Tasmanian Youth Orchestra

Project:TYO in the Gardens 2021
Approved funding: $7000


Archipelago Productions

Project: The Carbon Neutral Adventures of the Indefatigable Enviroteens
Approved funding: $5182

 

Creative Hobart Medium - August 2021 Round

Singers of Southern Tasmania (SoST)

Project: Performances of 'Missa Solis - Requiem for Eli' by Nigel Westlake
Approved funding: $15 000


Salamanca Arts Centre

Project: Winter Light - Opening Night
Approved funding: $9500


DRILL Performance Company Inc

Project: DRILL 2022 Senior Company Creative Development and Junior Company season
Approved funding: $10 107


Mr Rowan Harris

Project: Hobart's Festival of Improvised Theatre
Approved funding: $15 000


Terrapin Puppet Theatre

Project: Design and create a new large-scale puppet for public space performance
Approved funding: $15 000

 

Creative Hobart Small - February 2021 Round

Miss Juniper Shaw

Project: Leg Up
Approved funding: $5000 


designed:made inc

Project: designed:made makers market 2021
Approved funding: $3648


Ms Elli Iliades

Project: So Much Smoke
Approved funding: $5000


Oasis Women Poets

Project: Oasis Women Poets Anthology
Approved funding: $4950


Mr Andrew Harper

Project: Light Box 3
Approved funding: $2200

 

Creative Hobart Small - August 2021 Round

Mr Matt Daniels

Project: My Window
Approved funding: $5000


Mr Julian Bugden

Project: Post-Production of 'A BEATING HEART' Local Short Film
Approved funding: $3400


Ms Rose Ertler

Project: "Dear Tree"
Approved funding: $5000

Event Grants

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

February 2021 Round

Tasmanian National Science Week Coordinating Committee

Project: Festival of Bright Ideas 2021
Approved funding: $20 000


Deepavali Tasmania Inc.

Project: Diwali at Hobart 2021
Approved funding: $18 000


Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

Project: 77th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2021
Approved funding: $8000


Hobart Jazz Club Inc

Project: Hot August Jazz 2021
Approved funding: $8852


TasWriters

Project: 2021 Hobart Writers Festival Outdoor activities and opening
Approved funding: $13 648


Tasmanian Malay Cultural Society Incorporated

Project: Tasmanian Malay Cultural Festival
Approved funding: $9500

 

August 2021 Round

Chinese Community Association of Tasmania

Project: 2022 Lunar New Year Festival
Approved funding: $19 940


Van Diemen's Band Inc.

Project: Lunchbox Concert Series 2022-2023
Approved funding: $12 060


Kickstart Arts

Project: Walkout Step & Building Launch
Approved funding: $19 000


Salamanca Arts Centre

Project: A Musical Marketplace
Approved funding: $19 000


TasPride Inc

Project: TasPride Parade and Party in the Park 2022
Approved funding: $10 000


Trail Ventures Pty Ltd

Project: kunanyi Mountain Run
Approved funding: $15 000

Business Grants

The Local Business for a Better Community Grant is an opportunity for small businesses to enhance their offering to the Hobart community and create new visitor experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery phase and into the future.

Local Business for a Better Community Grant - August 2021 Round

The Little Poet Pty Ltd

Project: Aesthetic and Art Life Experience Workshop
Approved funding: $5000


Hadley's Orient Hotel

Project: Trail of Terrific Tales
Approved funding: $5000


ENE World

Project: We Are Stronger Than You Think - Women Storytelling and Networking Events
Approved funding: $2100


Lily & Dot

Project: Craft workshops
Approved funding: $3225


Durbar

Project: Celebrating Maghi Samkranti
Approved funding: $5000


Metal Urges

Project: "River to Ring" a series of Diamond and Gemstone Talks. Presenter: multi-award winning Master Jeweller and Field Gemologist, Chris Hood
Approved funding: $5000

2020

Community Grants

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.

September 2020 Round

TasPride Inc

Project: TasPride Parade and Party 2021
Approved funding: $5000


A Fairer World / Students Against Racism

Project: You Are Here: Stories of Change and Identity
Approved funding: $5000


Epilepsy Tasmania

Project: My Journey Experience
Approved funding: $3420


Salvation Army Housing Common Ground

Project: Dreams of Common Ground
Approved funding: $5000


Pets in the Park Inc

Project: Pets in the Park Hobart Volunteer Training & Education Program
Approved funding: $5000


Hobart Men's Barbershop Harmony Club

Project: Mixed A Capella Youth Chorus Project
Approved funding: $5000


Prison Fellowship Australia

Project: Art From Inside Exhibition
Approved funding: $2874


Parish of Wellspring

Project: Show Hope
Approved funding: $3700


Short of a Sheet Inc

Project: Community Space at Flint House, Newtown
Approved funding: $5000

Creative Hobart Grants

Creative Hobart supports cultural and creative programs that encourage community participation, attract cultural tourism and make Hobart a truly wonderful place to live, work and visit.

Creative Hobart Medium - September 2020 Round

Terrapin Puppet Theatre

Project: Diorama Queen
Approved funding: $15 000


Rummin Productions

Project: There Is No 'I' In Island
Approved funding: $15 000


Great Southern Dance

Project: Rivulet: A Dance, Music and Film Residency Project Responsive to the Hobart/nipaluna Rivulet
Approved funding: $15 000


Selena de Carvalho

Project: Nematode Dreams
Approved funding: $15 000

 

Creative Hobart Small - September 2020 Round

Nadia Refaei and Sharifah Emalia Al-Gadrie

Project: 'Leading letters' (TBC)
Approved funding: $4968


Van Diemen's Band Inc.

Project: Van Diemen's Band Christmas
Approved funding: $5000


Dr Eliza Burke

Project: Nocturne: Sonic Migrations
Approved funding: $4640


Quin (Helen) Thomson

Project: Bowerbird
Approved funding: $5000

Event Grants

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

September 2020 Round

Festival of Voices

Project: 2021 Pop-Up Program
Approved funding: $18 000


MONA

Project: K D | Over the Rainbow
Approved funding: $13 300


Klub Kollywood Inc

Project: Hobart Holi Colour Festival 2021
Approved funding: $16 500


Van Diemen's Band Inc.

Project: Lunchbox Concert Series 2021
Approved funding: $12 200


BOFA Ltd

Project: BOFA Hobart 2021
Approved funding: $10 000

Resilient Hobart Grants

The City of Hobart provided funding to support the delivery of community and creative projects and programs that support the community to respond to and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Resilient Hobart - Community Grant Recipients - Round 2020

Dr Jade Qi Li

Project: Multicultural Economic Participation Forum
Approved funding: $5000


Australian Association for Environmental Education Incorporated

Project: Share our repairs, skills and art
Approved funding: $4800


Young Change Agents

Project: Coronavirus Youth Challenge: Virtual Hackathon
Approved funding: $5000


Kickstart Arts

Project: Music Garden Live Online
Approved funding: $4896


The Scout Association of Australia, Tasmanian Branch, Derwent Sea Scouts

Project: Derwent Sea Scout Revival Weekend/s
Approved funding: $2420


Inscape Tasmania Inc.

Project: Live and online
Approved funding: $4101


Hobart Playback Theatre Inc

Project: Our Stories of Covid19
Approved funding: $5000


Tasmania Shanghainese Association

Project: Promoting Anti-racism and Providing Education
Approved funding: $5000


Hobart Jazz Club Inc

Project: Hot August Jazz 2020
Approved funding: $5000


Salvation Army Housing Common Ground

Project: Art In Isolation: A Common Room Dream.
Approved funding: $2000


Tasmanian Way

Project: Emerging to Thrive
Approved funding: $3000


St Vincent de Paul Society

Project: Confine COVID19 thru Connectivity
Approved funding: $2000


The Parkside Foundation

Project: eDEN
Approved funding: $1000


Hindu Society of Tasmania

Project: Coming out Stronger Through Yoga and Meditation
Approved funding: $2500

TasCAHRD

Project: Time for a Cuppa
Approved funding: $1283


Hobart Bangladesh Community Inc

Project: Foster social interaction through E-commerce
Approved funding: $2000


Deepavali Tasmania Inc

Project: Coming out stronger through Ethnic Performing Arts
Approved funding: $2500


Music Tasmania

Project: Listen Local
Approved funding: $2500

 

Resilient Hobart - Creative Grant Recipients - Round 2020

Nunami Sculthorpe-Green

Project: Greyscales
Approved funding: $4850


South Hobart Living Arts Centre (SOHO ARTS)

Project: Street Gallery
Approved funding: $5000


Christopher Love

Project: Underground ArtPrize
Approved funding: $5000


Maritime Museum of Tasmania Inc.

Project: Antarctic Voyagers
Approved funding: $4907


Jordy Greggcomm

Project: Park Days development
Approved funding: $5000


Good Grief Studios

Project: 'The art can't stop' Good Grief COVID program
Approved funding: $5000


designed; made inc

Project: designed made makers market
Approved funding: $2100


Sofie Burgoyne

Project: A Web of Care; as it is and as it could be
Approved funding: $5000


Elliott Law

Project: HAZFEST Virtual Music Festival
Approved funding: $5000


Terrapin Puppet Theatre

Project: Covidbusters
Approved funding: $5000


Kelvin Smith

Project: Pop Up Piano
Approved funding: $5000


Second Echo Ensemble

Project: The STARE
Approved funding: $5000


Claire Johnston

Project: Eyes For Ears
Approved funding: $5000


Isabella Young

Project: Physically Distanced Physical Theatre
Approved funding: $5000


Sara Glaoua

Project: Smile
Approved funding: $5000


MADE- Mature Artists Dance Experience

Project: 7 Deadly Sins-No sinner like an old sinner
Approved funding: $5000


Archipelago Productions

Project: Living Underground
Approved funding: $5000


Singers of Southern Tasmania

Project: Project Connect
Approved funding: $5000


Richie Cyngler

Project: Collectribe Netwonk
Approved funding: $5000


TasWriters

Project: Freedom and liberty in a time of coronavirus
Approved funding: $4071.50


Blue Cow Theatre

Project: Virus Vignette
Approved funding: $4071.50

Urban Sustainability Grants

The Urban Sustainability Grant provides opportunities for the community to develop solutions to climate change and sustainability issues.

Women's Health Tasmania

Project: A Trial Period
Approved funding: $14 340


Good Life Permaculture

Project: Home Harvest
Approved funding: $7000


NTHS & Tech Old Scholars' Association Inc

Project: Urban Garden: Hothouse and Irrigation System Restoration
Approved funding: $7123


Hobart Real Tennis Club

Project: Hobart Real Tennis Club Climate Action Energy Efficiency Project
Approved funding: $12 210


UTAS Gardening Society

Project: Community Food Garden
Approved funding: $8000

2019

Community Grants

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.

Round 2

Pets in the Park Hobart CBD

Project: Pets in the Park Hobart Companion Animal Health and Welfare Project 2020
Approved funding: $5000


Cancer Patients Foundation

Project: Look Good Feel Better
Approved funding: $5000


TasPride, Inc.

Project: TasPride Parade 2020
Approved funding: $4996.85


Cancer Council Tasmania

Project: Hobart Relay for Life
Approved funding: $5000


Outside the Box - Earth Arts Rights Inc

Project: Rafting, a wheelchair won't stop us
Approved funding: $5000


Housing Choices Tasmania

Project: Harmony Day on Queens
Approved funding: $1000


Housing Volunteers South Tas Inc (formerly Hospice Care Assoc)

Project: Hospice Volunteers Diversity Education Program 2020
Approved funding: $2528

 

Round 1

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

Project: MRC Tasmania 40 Year Anniversary Celebration
Approved funding: $5000


Working It Out Inc.

Project: Making Inclusion Stick
Approved funding: $4830


Parents Beyond Breakup Ltd

Project: Building capacity of Parents Beyond Breakup in Hobart
Approved funding: $4800


Brahma Kumaris Australia

Project: Shining a Light on Death
Approved funding: $4950


Sisongke Community Choir Hobart Inc.

Project: Sisongke Choir 25th Anniversary Workshops
Approved funding: $5000


South Hobart Progress Association

Project: South Hobart Progress Association (SHPA) Web Redesign
Approved funding: $4550


Buddy Up Australia

Project: Buddy Up - PT project
Approved funding: $4000


Tamil Association of Tasmania

Project: Tamil Folk Art - Street Theatre Ensemble
Approved funding: $2500


Chinese Community Association of Tasmania Inc. (CCAT)

Project: CCAT 50 Year Commemorative Celebrations
Approved funding: $2375


Tasmanian Ethiopian Association Inc.

Project: Celebrating Ethiopian New Year
Approved funding: $2000

Creative Hobart Grants

Creative Hobart supports cultural and creative programs that encourage community participation, attract cultural tourism and make Hobart a truly wonderful place to live, work and visit.

Creative Hobart Medium - Round 2

Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Project: LUME: Writing from the collection
Approved funding: $14 750


Constance ARI

Project: ngayapi niyakara (Born to dream)
Approved funding: $15 000


DRILL Performance Company Inc

Project: DRILL 2020 Program
Approved funding: $12 250


Salamanca Arts Centre

Project: Older than Language Artist Led Community Engagement Program
Approved funding: $10 000


Dr Caroline Rannersberger

Project: Glass House Arcadia: a Memorial to Tasmanian Plant Ecology
Approved funding: $10 000

 

Creative Hobart Medium - Round 1

Second Echo Ensemble

Project: Let Me Dry Your Eyes
Approved funding: $15 000


Jane Longhurst

Project: The Black Bag
Approved funding: $9300


Andy Vagg

Project: The Poseidon Adventure
Approved funding: $13 800


Songmaking Sessions

Project: 2019 Hobart Songmaking Sessions
Approved funding: $14 860


Salamanca Arts Centre

Project: Salamanca Arts Centre And City Of Hobart's International Residency Program
Approved funding: $10 000

 

Creative Hobart Small - Round 2

Mrs Rebecca Thomson

Project: An Aquatic Community
Approved funding: $4850


Van Diemen's Band Inc

Project: Italian Baroque Sessions
Approved funding: $5000


Mr David Lander

Project: Tasmanian Playwrights Project Season 2020
Approved funding: $5000

 

Creative Hobart Small - Round 1

Helen Swain

Project: Who Cares?
Approved funding: $4826


designed;made inc

Project: designed:made makers market 2019
Approved funding: $3900


Sinsa Mansell

Project: BlACK
Approved funding: $5000


Foodweb Education

Project: Friends underground
Approved funding: $2250

Event Grants

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

Round 2

BOFA Ltd, t/a The Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival

Project: Hobart BOFA 2020
Approved funding: $20 000


Salamanca Arts Centre

Project: Jazzamanca 2020
Approved funding: $14 380


Chinese Community Association of Tasmania

Project: 2020 Lunar New Year Festival
Approved funding: $18 000


Australian Fujian Association Tasmania

Project: Tasmania Chinese Lantern Festival 2020
Approved funding: $13 000


Oh la la $ co Inc

Project: Make Music Day
Approved funding: $1946


West Moonah Community House Inc

Project: Wellness Expo 2020
Approved funding: $5000


Tamil Association of Tasmania Inc

Project: Thaippongal - Tamil Heritage Festival
Approved funding: $3900

 

Round 1

Beaker Street

Project: BeakerStreet@TMAG
Approved funding: $20 000


Australian Institute of Architects (Tasmanian Chapter)

Project: Open House Hobart
Approved funding: $15 000


Tasmanian National Science Week Coordinating Committee

Project: Festival of Bright Ideas 2019
Approved funding: $20 000


Constance Artist-Run Initiative

Project: HOBIENNALE 2019
Approved funding: $13 500


Deepavali Tasmania [Diwali Working Committee]

Project: Diwali2019
Approved funding: $5000


Against Animal Cruelty Tasmania (t/a Animals Tasmania)

Project: VeganFest Tasmania 2019
Approved funding: $7350


Hobart Jazz Club Inc.

Project: Hot August Jazz Festival 2019
Approved funding: $8000


The Dead Maggies - Trading as Folk 'Til Ya Punk Records

Project: HOBOFOPO
Approved funding: $3100

FemFest Tas

Project: Fem Fest Tas
Approved funding: $3000

Local Trader Grants

The Local Trader Marketing Grants are designed to help groups of traders to attract customers to their trading area. These grants are designed to encourage these groups to create and run marketing activities and events.

Lily & Dot

Project: Make it to Midtown marketing project
Approved funding: $5000

Shopfront Improvement Grants

The Shopfront Improvement Grant assists small business with matched funding of up to $5,000 to make physical changes to their façade in an effort to encourage an improved streetscape and increased patronage.

Round 2

1 2 Architecture

Project: Office Street Address Improvement
Approved funding: $3775


Red Parka Pty Ltd

Project: Red Parka Shopfront Improvement
Approved funding: $1534

 

Round 1

Claudia Jewellers

Approved funding: $5000


Plane Tree Studio

Approved funding: $1500


Lily & Dot

Approved funding: $346


Computer Trader

Approved funding: $5000

Urban Sustainability Grants

The Urban Sustainability Grant provides opportunities for the community to develop solutions to climate change and sustainability issues.

Greening Australia

Project: Hobart Youth Climate Leaders Planning and Action 2020
Approved funding: $5000


Good Life Permaculture

Project: Home Harvest
Approved funding: $5000


Pasticwise Taroona

Project: Plasticwise Taroona Washes against Waste
Approved funding: $3458


Source Community Wholefoods Cooperative

Project: Waste Education Workshop Series
Approved funding: $2260