Research Division

Tasmanian Community Fund - Large Grants


Start Date

1st Mar 2017 9:00am

End Date

1st Mar 2017 5:00pm

Applications for the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) Round 34 open on 28 January 2017.

TCF preference in funding will be given to projects that best demonstrate:

  • Benefit to the Tasmanian community
  • Innovation and proactivity
  • An integrated and collaborative approach, avoiding duplication
  • Value for money
  • Community support for the project, particularly from any partners
  • High levels of other financial or in-kind contributions
  • The ability to build and strengthen community capacity
  • Good prospects for successful implementation; and * volunteer and community involvement with the project.

Further information, guidelines and application forms are available on the TCF website.

Large Grants Stage 1 ($100,000 - $500,000)

All applicants considering a Large grant should contact their Research Hub as early as possible to express interest in the scheme and to discuss your project's suitability. 

  • Expression of Interest to Research Hub: 5.00 pm 3 February 2017
  • Draft application to Research Hub: 5.00 pm 16 February 2017
  • Final application submitted online to TCF: 5.00 pm 1 March 2017

Submission Process

  • Please submit your draft application, Research Funding Clearance Form and Costing Tool to your Research Hub by the above deadlines.
  • Final applications are submitted online to the TCF, by the applicant, once approval to submit is confirmed by your Research Hub.
  • All applicants are encouraged to contact their Research Hub as early as possible so that Hub staff can provide additional information and pre-award services.

The TCF requires all UTAS applications to undergo an internal ranking process. Applications are ranked by Associate Deans of Research. Applicants are not notified of the ranking outcomes.