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Vale Gerald Loughran, AM

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Vale Gerald Loughran, AMGerald was the final Chair of the Trust Bank and the inaugural Chair of the Tasmanian Community Fund. It was Gerald’s leadership and the foresight of he, and his fellow Trust Bank Directors, that brought the TCF into being. Gerald served as Chair of the TCF from 2000 to 2009.Gerald worked tirelessly to ensure that the community knew about the TCF so that everyone could access support for what their community needed. He was committed to making sure that the TCF was best practice and that it continued to evolve to meet the needs of the community.... Read more

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Project Presentation Days

The Tasmanian Community Fund have recently concluded its annual Project Presentation Day series for 2022. The project presentation days are designed to promote collaboration, learning and connection across TCF strategic...
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New leadership role for disability advocate

A Tasmanian community leader and disability advocate has embarked on an invaluable 12-month development program, taking on the role of Intern Director on the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) Board. Hobart’s...
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TCF visit to Burnie

The Tasmanian Community Fund recently spent a really positive few days in Burnie. The TCF thanks the Burnie community for sharing their hopes and ambitions for their community with us...
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Congratulations to Lynn Mason and Andrew MacGregor for their recognition in the Australia Day Honours.

* Lynn Mason was appointed to the TCF Board in March 2007 and then appointed Chairperson in December 2009. Lynn served as Chairperson until December 2016. Lynn was elected to...
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2022 Intern Director Appointed

The Tasmanian Community Fund Board is delighted to welcome Alysse Gavlik as the 2022 Intern Director. Alysse is a member of the Premiers Disability Advisory Committee and Women with Disability...
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Grassroots Community Governance

The TCF knows all too well that volunteers are vital to community connection, safety, health, and wellbeing. Many communities and organisations are reliant on volunteers to take on committee or...
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$1.159m worth of community infrastructure grants

The Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) has provided $1. 159 million worth of funding to seven projects across the state that improve wellbeing through community infrastructure. Projects included in the funding...
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New program getting to the grassroots of it

The TCF knows all too well that volunteers are vital to community connection, safety, health, and wellbeing. Many communities and organisations are reliant on volunteers to take on committee or...
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Leaders Graduate

The achievements of some of Tasmania’s best and brightest leaders in the community sector over the past 12 months were celebrated at a graduation ceremony for our Emerging Community Leaders...
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Celebrating 21 Years

The Tasmanian Community Fund celebrated its 21st birthday with community events in Devonport and Launceston. TCF board members and staff were joined by past and current funding recipients, participants from...
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TCF on Flinders Island

Tasmanian Community Fund Chairperson, Sally Darke and Senior Executive Officer, Lola Cowle spent a couple of days on Flinders Island. The main purpose of the visit was to join with...
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TCF Visits Ross and Oatlands

Tasmanian Community Fund Board members and staff visited the Southern and Northern Midlands to discuss the needs and priorities with community members and to provide information on how community groups...
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Motor Launch Egeria

ONE of Hobart’s historic vessels will celebrate 80 years on the water with a birthday party and open day this month. A familiar sight on Hobart’s waterways, the Motor Launch...
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Palawa Kani Language Translation for Loved Cartoon

A local Theatre Company and an animation production house are partnering with Tasmanian Aboriginal writers, producers and voice actors to translate an episode of a loved children’s animated series into...
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$1M Of Community Action Grants Awarded

The Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) have announced $1 million worth of funding to 29 projects across Tasmania that improve wellbeing, increase workforce engagement, increase leadership capacity, and improve community infrastructure....
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TCF Visits Derwent Valley

Tasmanian Community Fund Board members and staff visited the Derwent Valley to discuss the needs and priorities with community members and to provide information on how community groups can access...
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Emerging Community Leaders to Continue

The Tasmanian Community Fund has committed to continuing to support the Emerging Community Leaders program for the next three years. The TCF has provided a grant to the Community Leadership...
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$3.1M to improve health and wellbeing of Tasmanians announced

The Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) have announced $3. 1 million worth of funding to eight projects across Tasmania that support community wellbeing or workforce engagement outcomes for the Tasmanian community....
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Film Works

Tasmanian film industry experts are providing the Tasmanian not-for-profit sector with an opportunity to harness the power of video to help tell their stories. Devised by Wide Angle Tasmania, ‘Films...
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Bridgewater Forum

Community groups are invited to attend a free forum hosted by the Tasmanian Community Fund Board. Come along to hear how you can maximise your chances of receiving a grant....
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TCF Board Visits Circular Head

Tasmanian Community Fund Board members and staff visited Circular Head to discuss the needs and priorities with community members and to provide information on how community groups can access funds...
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Project Presentations

The Tasmanian Community Fund recently held their annual project presentation days where representatives from 25 funded TCF programs shared an update about with their fellow recipients and the TCF Board...
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TCF Chair Sally Darke reflects on the organisation’s 21st birthday

I am extremely fortunate to travel the state and see the many community groups and not-for-profit organisations making a difference in their local communities. As my TCF colleagues and I...
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Weymouth Hall Upgrades

A community driven project has led to a major kitchen upgrade for a popular north east coast community, with major funding from the TCF. The Weymouth Progress Association together with...
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TCF Board Visits the Tasman Peninsula

Tasmanian Community Fund Board members and the SEO visited Nubeena to discuss the needs and priorities of the Tasman with community members and to provide information on how community groups...
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Gerald Loughran Australia Day AM

Well-known Tasmanian businessman and the founding Chair of the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) Gerald Loughran has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to...
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Funding to flow for Covid community relief

The Tasmanian Community Fund’s (TCF) COVID-19 specific funding round has been assessed with 44 organisations sharing in $3. 5 million ($3. 29 for large and medium grants released now and...
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New Intern Director Appointment

One Tasmanian community leader is embarking on an invaluable 12-month development program, taking on the role of inaugural Intern Director on the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) Board. Deb Mainwaring, from...
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Andrew MacGregor Reappointed

TCF Chairperson Sally Darke is pleased to announce current board member Andrew MacGregor has been reappointed for another three years, through to 31 December 2023. “Having Andrew’s knowledge and experience...
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Kitchen program building community connection at Waverley Primary School

The Tasmanian Community Fund have announced 16 small projects have received a share of just over $200,000 in a special Covid Response Round, including $15,000 for a nutritional financial literacy...
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Changes to Tasmanian Community Fund to better support community needs

The Tasmanian Community Fund has announced a new grant structure to give the fund greater flexibility in supporting Tasmanian communities most in need and provide a more relevant funding structure...
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Support Connect & Rebuild - Small Projects Announcement

We are pleased to announce that 16 small projects have received a share of just over $200,000 in our Covid Response Round. Our response to the pandemic will see a...
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Wynyard Agricultural Society Multipurpose Hall

The Tasmanian Community Fund is helping The Wynyard Agricultural and Pastoral Society to finish a brand-new multi-purpose and all-abilities accessible industrial hall, along with a renovated reception centre. Demolition of...
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Project tackles violence head on

The Hobart Women’s Shelter has launched a new bystander project focused on preventing all forms of violence following a successful grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF). Delivered in partnership...
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Funding Boost for Region’s Workforce

FOUR Southern Tasmanian councils have teamed up to deliver better workforce employment opportunities in their regions after receiving $395,000 in funding from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF). The grant will...
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Support Connect and Rebuild

The Tasmanian Community Fund will be calling for small, medium and large applications that support Tasmanians and Tasmanian organisations to recover and rebuild from Covid19. The TCF will be seeking...
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Round 40 Small Announcement

The Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) is taking steps to assist Tasmanians during the Covid19 pandemic by bringing forward the announcement of its latest round of grants. The early assessment the...
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Grant Round 40 Announced

The Tasmanian Community Fund are delighted to announce Grant Round 40 successful projects. More details can be found here....
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