TAS One-off Assistance Grants

TAS One-off Assistance Grants

  • Applications are open on an ongoing basis.
  • Grants available for up to $20,000.

One-off Assistance grants, with a maximum of $20,000, aim to promote winter events in regional Tasmania, attracting more visitors and local engagement during the off-peak tourist period. They also support the development of event skills and capacity in regional areas.

Key Requirements

Assessment criteria: To qualify for a One-off Assistance grant, you must collaborate with Events Tasmania to enhance or develop your event.

What is eligible for funding?

For eligibility, your event should:
  • occur outside Greater Hobart
  • avoid peak tourism seasons (with priority on winter and shoulder periods)
  • bring significant benefits to regional Tasmania
  • draw large local community participation, at least 5000 intrastate visitors, or 800 interstate visitors
  • Secure substantial independent funding
  • collaborate with Events Tasmania for event development or enhancement to qualify for the grant.

What companies are eligible for funding?

Event organisers planning and hosting an event in regional Tasmania.

Is this grant competitive or entitlement-based?

Competitive. Your application will be assessed among other applications by a judging panel.

How can I increase my chances of winning this grant?

By engaging an accredited government grants consultant, such as Avant Group.

Competitive grants often require significant business case development and project analysis to support the application, this may include detailed presentations supporting the project’s merit, projected sales, cost-benefit analysis and more.

As part of your engagement with Avant Group, your account manager will assess the required documents and will provide the following as needed to support your grant submission.

Grant application writeup including a detailed presentation illustrating how the grant funding will contribute to your project, how the funding will contribute to the project’s budget, a project milestone plan, delivery timeline, impact on employment if applicable and a breakdown of the management and leadership team for the project

  • Industry analysis presentation
  • Competitor Analysis Presentation
  • Marketing and Sales Analysis Presentation
  • 3-5 year Cashflow Forecast
  • 3-5 year Balance Sheet Forecast
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of Grant Funding
  • End-to-end grant application including information collating, analysis and application writing
  • CAPEX (Capital Expenditure) cost-benefit analysis
  • Stakeholder relations and Risk Mitigation Plans
  • Any other relevant forecasting that will support your application

How can I get help with my application? Or know if I’m likely to win funding?

Avant Group offers a no-obligation assessment of your eligibility for funding and will assess your likelihood of a successful grant application.