Community Grants for 2021.

Our Primary Objective

Our primary objective is to help locally based groups who are providing and/or creating opportunities and services that may not be readily available in the municipality from other sources.

One-off grants of up to $3500 are available.

Who can apply?

To apply for a grant an organisation must:

  •  Be incorporated, have an ABN or be supported or be part of an organisation that is incorporated or has an ABN;

  •  Be not-for-profit; and

  •  Be able to complete the project before 30 November 2021 with the majority of participants and/or beneficiaries of the project living in the City of Glenorchy.


To be eligible for a grant the organisation must have acquitted any previous grants given to them by the Glenorchy Community Fund, and have provided a satisfactory evaluation report of the project that has been accepted by the GCF Ltd board.

Which Projects Will Be Considered?

The GCF seeks to support projects which:  

  •  address social disadvantage;

  •  promote general health and well being;

  •  strengthen community networks;

  •  develop community pride and belonging; and/or

  •  build community capacity.

Which Projects Will Not Be Considered?

Funding will NOT be considered for projects and/or expenditure that primarily involve:

  • equipment maintenance, capital works, salary or administrative costs;

  • travel expenses;

  • religious activities;

  • individuals, for-profit organisations or political parties;

  • research projects; or

  • insurance premiums for public liability or other risks

Assessment Criteria

How To Apply

Grants will be assessed against the following criteria:


  • evidence of the need for the project;

  • clear details of how the project will operate; and

  • clear evidence of the benefits and outcomes to the Glenorchy community.

Applications can be posted, or emailed, to:

The Chair

Glenorchy Community Fund

PO Box 382

MOONAH    TAS    7009


Phone:  0419 550 051

Applications close on Friday 26th July, 2019