Community access to video conferencing grants

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The grant application period has now closed.

In response to social distancing restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic Primary Health Tasmania implemented a small grants initiative to help not-for-profit groups, clubs and organisations stay connected via videoconferencing.

Grants of up to $230.00 were provided to contribute towards the purchase of an annual video conferencing subscription.

A total of 152 grants were approved:

  • 68 sport and recreation clubs
  • 21 neighbourhood houses and community centres
  • 21 heath or care-giving organisations
  • 43 other groups.

Applicants used their videoconferencing licences to connect with members and to conduct training, events, presentations and performances.

Applications opened on 15 April 2020 and closed on 30 June 2020.

The grant application period has now closed.

In response to social distancing restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic Primary Health Tasmania implemented a small grants initiative to help not-for-profit groups, clubs and organisations stay connected via videoconferencing.

Grants of up to $230.00 were provided to contribute towards the purchase of an annual video conferencing subscription.

A total of 152 grants were approved:

  • 68 sport and recreation clubs
  • 21 neighbourhood houses and community centres
  • 21 heath or care-giving organisations
  • 43 other groups.

Applicants used their videoconferencing licences to connect with members and to conduct training, events, presentations and performances.

Applications opened on 15 April 2020 and closed on 30 June 2020.

  • Community access to video conferencing grants

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    Tasmanian groups, clubs and organisations are invited to apply for a small grant to help stay connected via video conferencing.

    Grants of up to $230.00 are available to contribute towards the purchase of an annual video conferencing subscription (e.g. a Zoom licence or equivalent) .

    To be eligible for a grant your group, club or organisation must be a Tasmanian-based non-profit with access to the internet. You will also need an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be auspiced by an organisation that has an ABN.


    You can use video conferencing to stay in touch with members of your group, club or organisation to:

    • continue your regular activities online
    • hold a special online activity, event or performance
    • bring in a guest speaker
    • provide training to your volunteers, group or club members
    • invite and involve new members.
    • check in with people who are isolated or lonely.


    More information: To find out more go to the Questions and Answers page.

    Other questions: Post your question in the Q&A box below and we'll provide an answer as soon as we can. It's important to note all questions and answers will be shared on this page.

    Applications open on 15 April 2020 and close on 30 June 2020.

    To apply for a grant fill in the short online application form.