Nearly $18,000 has been awarded to 15 community groups in the most recent round of the Clarence City Council grants program.

The Community Support Grants aim to support groups for amounts of up to $1,500 for one-off activities or projects that benefit the Clarence community.

The funding round for the bi-annual Community Support Grants closed in September, with the Community Grants Assessment Panel reviewing all applications and recommending that 15 projects be funded. The grants are:

  • Scouts Australia Clarence District Venturers Group will spend $1,500 in funding on the purchase of camping equipment.
  • Lindisfarne Soccer Club was allocated $950 in funding to support a coach training program.
  • Beltana Bowls Club received $500 which will be put towards 50 year anniversary celebrations.
  • Grace Christian Church will use $1,498 in funding to purchase a flat screen TV for use in leadership training and workshop presentations.
  • Tomatoes Swim Club will spend $1,050 in funding on a shade shelter marquee.
  • Clarence Country Music will put $1200 towards the purchase of microphones, music stands, and promotional activities.
  • Eastside Table Tennis League was allocated $800 for a new robot ball machine for training purposes.
  • The Hobart Vintage Machinery Society Inc. received $1,461 to be put towards their bi-annual Heritage Farming Expo.
  • The Clarence Plains Friendship Group received $500 funding to help fund excursions for the group.
  • Lindisfarne Historical Society Inc. received $1,500 for the upgrading of their meeting room sound system.
  • Sandford Scout Group was given $1,500 to purchase and upgrade life jackets.
  • Clarence United Basketball League was funded $1,300 to purchase the Aussie Hoops Kit.
  • Surf Life Saving Tasmania were funded $1,500 to purchase a defibrillator.
  • Carlton Park Surf Life Saving Club received $1,000 funding to assist with the hosting of the Seven Mile Beach Ocean Swim incorporating Banana Boat Kids.
  • Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club received $1,000 to improve their environmental impact through the engagement of an environmental consultant.

The funding round for the annual Partnership Grants closed in October, with the Community Grants Assessment Panel reviewing all applications and recommending that two projects be funded for varying amounts, totalling $29,520. The grants are:

  • Hobart Playback Theatre Company received $14,520 in funding for the ‘More Stories From Our Shared Space’ project.
  • DRILL Performance Company Inc. received $15,000 in funding to support the ‘DRILL Junior Company and School Residencies’

Enquires about Clarence City Council’s grants program can be made to