Calvary Community Council Grants

The Calvary Community Council was established by Calvary Health Care Tasmania to reach out and provide assistance to Tasmanian people in need, reflecting our Catholic social justice tradition and Calvary’s commitment  to caring for marginalised and vulnerable people.

To further our mission, the Community Council offers two statewide grant rounds per year  for not-for-profit Tasmanian organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of marginalised and vulnerable Tasmanian communities.

Grant Dates for 2017 are as follows

Round 1, 2017 – NOW OPEN !
Opens Monday 20th March
Closes Friday 12th May
(Grant recipients will be presented on Launceston 27th July 2017)

Round 2, 2017
Opens Monday 18th September
Closes Friday 10th November
(Grant recipients will be presented in Hobart – Time/Date TBA)

Apply for a grant

To Apply for the Round 1, 2017 , which is open from March 20 through to May 12th, please download the below paperwork and complete. Maximum grant amount is up to $5,000.

2017 Grant Application Form


See some of our previous recipients…

Just recently, Calvary Tasmania presented 6 Organisations with in excess of $20,000 of funding being for the succesful applicants from round 2, 2016.

These organisations included the below;

MAST Films/Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning . ‘More than Carers’ Project

The creation of a short film to recognise the important role that carers play in a modern society. The goal of the film is to raise awareness, understand the issues faced by carers and support them to seek the assistance they need.

Affordable Housing Alliance Tasmania. ‘Our Safe Place’ Project.

Assisting the children of the Northern Suburbs in Hobart to Identify with ‘Safe Places’ within their community. This will be implemented using signage, education at locals schools and a community awareness program.

Northern Suburbs Community Centre. ‘Peace Garden’ Project

Project will assist young adults to take place in a Social Enterprise by growing & selling produce from the existing Community Garden.

Palliative Care Northern Auxiliary. ‘ Walking through Grief’ project

To develop and provide bereavement support in Northern Tasmania through supportive groups and peer support. Particular assists people dealing with life, post death of a loved one.

The Shepherd Centre ‘ Tas Talk – Supporting Deaf Children in Tasmania’ Project

Funding will enable the Shepherd centre to conduct Auditory Verbal Therapy sessions within Tasmania and also facilitate counselling sessions for affected families.

FPT – Tasmania . “So Safe Training” Project

The project will promote and teach social safety within the disabled community and to facilitate the development of respectful relationships. Funding will aid to train 14 Disability Support Staff and School Support Staff within the North West of the state to implement the program to this vulnerable sector of the community.