The Tasmanian Community Fund is excited to be seeking
applications from suitably qualified and experienced northern
Tasmanian residents to fill a vacancy on the Board. Applicants
·a deep understanding, empathy for and experience with
diverse Tasmanian communities;
·recent leadership experience in the Tasmanian
community sector; and,
·contemporary governance skills and demonstrated
experience as a non-executive director.
The Tasmanian Community Fund was established in 1999
and is administered by an independent board. The Fund invests
in and strengthens Tasmanian communities by providing grants to
community organisations to improve the social, environmental and
economic wellbeing of the Tasmanian community.
Interested applicants should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain
a copy of the position description and selection criteria.
Applications should be submitted online at the address provided in
the position description by Friday, 11 August 2017.
Grant Round 35
Grant Round 35 of the Tasmanian Community Fund will
open at 8am on Saturday, 22 July 2017. Applications for small grants
(up to $20,000) will close at 5.00pm on 6 September 2017.
Applications for medium grants ($20,001 to $90,000) will close at 5pm
on 27 September 2017. Stage 1 applications for large infrastructure
grants ($100 000 to $300 000) will close on 23 August 2017.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in
All applicants are encouraged to read the guidelines
thoroughly as they provide information on eligible projects, the
feedback given to previous applicants, additional advice to
applicants and advice on information to include within the
Applicants are also encouraged to discuss their
project with Tasmanian Community Fund staff (phone 6232 7043 or 6232
7269 or email email@example.com)
before submitting their application. The guidelines and the
application forms are available on the Tasmanian Community Fund website.
Grant Round 36 including small and medium general
grants and large collaborative program projects focused on increasing
workforce engagement grants will open on 20 January 2018.
Community Forum – Oatlands
Community groups are invited to attend a free forum
hosted by the Tasmanian Community Fund Board in Oatlands from 5.30pm
to 7.00pm on Monday, 7 August 2017. The forum will be held at
the Southern Midlands Council Chambers, 71 High Street, Oatlands.
Come along to hear how you can maximise your chances
of receiving a grant.
Tasmanian Community Fund staff will be in Burnie,
Devonport and Launceston in August. This is an opportunity for
groups who would like to meet with a staff member to discuss their
application to do so in person or if there are any problems accessing
or using SmartyGrants to get some one-on-one assistance.
Staff will be in Launceston on Monday, 21 August and
in Devonport and Burnie on Tuesday, 22 August. If you would
like to make an appointment please phone the Tasmanian Community Fund
Office on 03 6232 7269. Venue details will be provided at the
time of your booking and with your appointment confirmation.
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR)
Seeds of Renewal program is now open, for projects and
activities that offer clear public benefit in rural, regional and
remote communities across Australia, with priority given to
communities of 15,000 people or fewer. The program focuses
specifically on helping build vibrant and sustainable rural
communities, to ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia.
It provides small grants of up to $15,000, or technology equipment,
to community organisations to help convert their ideas to build
vibrant and sustainable rural communities into reality.
Applications close on Monday, 7 August. Other grant
opportunities on the horizon include Domino’s Give for Good, opening
on 17 July and Small Grants for Rural Communities, opening on 7
August. You can find out more about the programs and how to apply on
website, or if you have any further questions, please
call Mandy Grinblat or Hannah Jakab on 1800 170 020.
Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania
The Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania (MYC) is a club that
has a focus on boating but also provides facilities which the general
public can utilise for a variety of social, community and private
purposes. MYC promotes and encourages the building and use of motor
boats, yachts and other marine craft; the service of seamanship and
navigation; and motor boat racing, by the promotion of regattas and
races, and trials of speed and endurance. MYC also formulates rules
to govern races and trials; represents and protects the interests of
motor boat owners and operators; and promotes and furthers motor
boating across Tasmania. More
Community Wellbeing Targeted Round Information
In 2018, the Tasmanian Community Fund will be calling
for expressions of interest ($300 000 to $500 000) 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
·Increasing social cohesion
·Diverting from the justice system
·Addressing addictive behaviours
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.
Information sessions will be held in Hobart at 2.30pm
on 29 August (please note date change), in Launceston at 10.30am on 5
September and in Burnie at 3pm on 5 September. To RSVP please