Community Assistance Program - Grants

The George Town Council is committed to supporting community organisations  and individuals who contribute to building a vibrant and active community. 

Council provides financial support through grants in three streams:

  • Assistance to Individuals under 25 - up to $1,000 to participate in a national or international event.
  • Council Fee Remissions - up to $500 to assist organisations to offset the cost of Council fees.
  • Community Grants - Available up to the amount of $2,000 for Community Organisations.

The guidelines explain who can apply, the types of grants available and the Community Assistance application process.

The amount of funding available in any one year is determined by Council in its budget estimates in June/July each year.

Council can assist with the application process. If you would like assistance or need clarification about the process please contact Council:

Phone:             (03) 6382 8800
In person:        16-18 Anne Street, George Town






Assistance to Individuals

Up to $250 for Tasmanian Events

Up to $500 for interstate events

Up to $1,000 for international events

Available All Year

Guidelines for Assistance to Individuals

Application Form

Council Fee Remission

Up to $500

Available All Year

Guidelines for Council Fee Remission

Application Form

Community Grant

Up to $2,000

ROUND 2 - Opens Monday 5th of February 2024

Please note: 
Applications for Event Funding are to be made through Council's Minor Sponsorship Program 

Guidelines for Community Grant

Application Form

 From GTC Community Assitance Policy

Council’s annual Community Assistance Program is a strategic tool aimed at capacity building, supporting innovation and addressing community need in line with the Council’s vision.

This Policy provides an equitable, efficient, transparent and sustainable framework for the allocation of Council’s Community Grants program to Incorporated Not for Profit Community Organisations in the municipality of George Town. 

Please read the policy in full to determine if you or your organisation are eligible to apply for funding under the Community Assistance Policy. Applications that do not meet the criteria, or applications which are incomplete, will not be considered by Council.