Application forms

Targeted Round - Community Wellbeing

Guidelines for the Community Wellbeing targeted round are now available. Applications open on the 12 May 2018.

Guidelines (Word 156kb)

Guidelines (PDF 336kb)

The Tasmanian Community Fund will be calling for expressions of interest ($300 000 to $500 000) in 2018 for a range of collaborative and sustainable projects that improve the wellbeing of Tasmanians in one or more of the following areas:

  • Improving mental health outcomes
  • Improving educational outcomes
  • Reducing violence including bullying
  • Enhancing preventable health outcomes
  • Reducing homelessness
  • Increasing social cohesion
  • Reducing social isolation
  • Diverting from the justice system
  • Addressing addictive behaviours

The Tasmanian Community Fund recognises community wellbeing as safe, connected, vibrant, healthy and positive community and communities.

Eligible applicants: Not-for-profit organisations proposing to undertake a project in Tasmania and who can provide, through their own or another parties resources, a 10% of the amount being sought from the Tasmanian Community Fund cash contribution towards the project.

Application process:  This will be a two-stage application process.  Applicants that move through to Stage 2 will have to provide a strong business case that demonstrates value for money.

Project funding is available for:

  • a maximum of five years
  • projects that are tailored for the Tasmanian community
  • programs, including pilot programs, and infrastructure
  • evaluation of the methodology being delivered

Funding is not available for:

  • research or feasibility studies
  • projects that can be more suitably funded by another organisation
  • duplication of existing programs
  • projects that do not include collaboration and partnerships or a clear articulation as to why this is not possible

Funding available: Around $3 million is available for allocation through this targeted round.

Opening Date:   The community wellbeing targeted grant round will open on 12 May 2018.  

Closing Date: Stage 1 of the application will close on 11 July 2018.

Further information:  Contact the Fund Office on 6232 7269 or 6232 7043.

Guidelines for grant round 37 will be available early July.