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Community Grants

Council considers requests for grants from community groups and organisations for projects, activities, specialist scholarship and training programs that contribute to the development and promotion of the community within the Circular Head Council area.

Applications are invited in March (Round 1) and November (Round 2) annually and determined as part of the Council Budget process. Download the application form and a copy of the guidelines by clicking on the links below:

Community Small Grants - Application Form(1994 kb)

Community Small Grants Scheme Guidelines Community%20Small%20Grants%20Scheme%20Guidelines (1997 kb)


The successful applicants for the Community Small Grants Scheme 2016/2017 Round Two are listed below.

1.     Smithton Turf Inc

Defibrillator purchase


2.     Tasmanian Multisport Adventures

Gone Nuts 101 Adventure Run


3.     Rotary Club of Smithton  

Devil Country Muster 2017


4.     Multiple Sclerosis Ltd

CH peer support program


5.     Circular Head Pony Club

Rider education


6.     Forest Stanley Cricket Club

Cricket pitch coverings


7.     Forest Primary School

Upgrade of change room at the FPS pool


8.     Smithton Basketball Club

Basketball backboard at SHS


9.     Circular Head Garden Club

Garden spectacular at Highfield






The successful applicants for the Community Small Grants Scheme 2016/2017 Round Two are listed below.

1.      Circular Head Arts (CHArts) 

CHArtibald prize exhibition and pastel workshop


2.      Circular Head Little Athletics

Timing gates


3.      Circular Head Senior Citizens Club

Seniors Out and About bus trips and entertainment


4.      Smithton High School/Tunnerminnerwait project 

Community learning project delivered at Smithton High in collaboration with CHAC, and installation of signage depicting the story of Tunnerminnewait


5.      Smithton Girl Guides

New stove, will enable the guides to have cooking lessons and also provide a fundraising opportunity


6.      Wyndarra Centre 

Therapeutic pool – contribution towards costs of service provision


7.      Wyndarra Centre 

Connections plus program - computer with program to enable communication for non-verbal and partially verbal clients


8.      RSL sub branch 

contribution towards electrical upgrade   




For information about Australian Government Community Grants and how to apply for them, visit the GrantReady website: