Grants, sponsorships and funding

Mayor’s Sporting and Academic Fund

We provide support to residents in the City of Glenorchy through the Mayor’s Sporting and Academic Fund. Donations may be provided to individuals or groups/teams who are Glenorchy residents selected to represent their state nationally or their country internationally in significant sporting, academic, cultural or civic events or youth leadership development opportunities.

Please read the funding criteria before making a request. If you have further questions please contact us.

Multicultural Hub Service Grant – *CLOSED*

The Multicultural Hub, based in Hopkins Street, Moonah, is a vibrant transitional space for groups to gather for cultural events and activities, with priority access given to new and emerging migrant communities. 

Council invites submissions from eligible incorporated, community-based, not for profit organisations to continue delivery of the Multicultural Hub for two years (2021-22 and 2022-23).

For full details of the grant process and documentation, please follow this link

Grant closes 9am Monday 26 July 2021.

Small Business Activation and Improvement Grant – *CLOSED*

Are you a small business trading in or close to Moonah, Glenorchy or Claremont? Then you might be eligible for this grant opportunity. Council is providing grants to local businesses to revitalise and refresh your commercial façade or shopfront.

Eligible businesses can apply for up to $10,000 in grant funds to undertake this work.

Activation and improvements could include;

  • Painting your exterior, including murals
  • Upgrade to exterior lighting
  • Improved accessibility for all customers
  • Upgrade of window treatments and signage
  • Removal of old signage, air conditioning units or hoardings
  • Repairs to structural facades and awnings
  • Greening or on street displays
  • Public art (on your own land)
  • Internal displays and lighting
  • and more!

Have a look at our grant guidelines and put in an application.

This grant round is open until 6pm 23 June 2021.

Small Business eCommerce Grant *closed*

Our Small Business eCommerce Grant was opened during 2020 for Glenorchy small retail businesses access fast response funding to help cover the costs of setting up an e-commerce platform to sell goods online.

It was very encouraging to see small businesses striving to find new ways online to connect with their customers under COVID-19 restrictions. Many small business owners were able to cover the associated fees and costs with moving their business online with the help of grant funding.

The Small Business eCommerce Grant is an initiative of the Economic Development team. For further enquiries please call us on (03) 6216 6800 or email us at

Can Do Community Grants *closed*

Our Can Do Community Grants provided quick response funding in 2020 of up to $1,000 to support Glenorchy community groups and organisations as they reconnect and look at ways to provide social inclusion for our community.

The grants continue to support community-delivered projects that help connect people emerging from difficult COVID-19 restrictions.

If you have any questions or want more information, please contact Marina Campbell (Manager Community).