Community Grants

Hobart Airport 2023 Community Grants Program

The Hobart Airport Community Grants support local charities that help our community connect and deliver projects that will make a difference to social, economic or environmental outcomes in Tasmania.

Our 2023 grant round saw over 100 applications for a wonderful range of initiatives across the state.

Congratulations to the successful 2023 grant recipients. We look forward to sharing more about each project as they begin.

 

The 2023 Hobart Airport Community Grant Recipients are:

  • Hope in a Suitcase (Major grant winner)- To provide suitcases/duffle bags to Tasmanian children entering foster or out of home care with
    belongings they can call their own.
  • Huon Valley PCYC – Funding for their Café-teen-ria project, which provides practical work experience that aims to
    reduce unemployment for at-risk teenagers in the local community.
  • Aurora Disability Services – To support the service’s Car Yard Café, where clients can learn life skills, to replace a 15-year-old
    coffee machine and grinder. The café faced closure without the funding.
  • Homely Retreats – To support the Homely Retreats Patient Support Education Program to empower the community
    with skills and knowledge to support cancer patients.
  • Epilepsy Action Australia – Funding for the Epilepsy Action Australia’s Ted-E-Bear Connection program that will help up to 50
    Tasmanian children affected by epilepsy and their families by posting a cuddly plush teddy, and
    connections to online peer support, workshops, and nurse support.
  • ParaQuad Association Tasmania -To purchase IT equipment to ensure services are available across the state and assist with
    individuals in the wider community.

 

Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2024 grant round application.