Supporting our Port Communities

TasPorts has awarded nine community grants to projects across the state through the latest round of the company’s Community Grant Program.


01 September 2022

After launching the Community Grant Program in early 2022, TasPorts has been offering grants up to $5,000 to local projects, initiatives and events that benefit local communities surrounding Tasmanian commercial and community ports.

TasPorts Group Executive Governance and Corporate Affairs, Kate Dean, said the organisation is proud to support organisations, community groups and events that benefit communities surrounding our port operations and across Tasmania.

“We remain committed to operating in a socially responsible manner to support sustainable economic and social growth for Tasmania, and this commitment extends to the people and groups who live and work around us,” she said.

The latest round awarded $45,000 in funding and $15,000 in-kind support to nine varied recipients that offered strong alignment to TasPorts key focus areas of community engagement in port regions, marine safety, maritime heritage, and marine and coastal environmental protection.

Eligible organisations are encouraged to consider applying for the next round, with $50,000 of funding available in April 2023, with applications open on 1 February 2023.

For more information, please visit Community Grant Program.