The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is a member based peak body. We represent and promote the interests of community managed mental health services and have a strong commitment to enabling better access and outcomes for every Tasmanian.

Mental Health Week Small Grants Program

The 2019 Mental Health Week Small Grants program is not yet open

In 2018, $40,000 in funding was distributed to 43 organisations to assist with the staging of mental health promotion activities during Mental Health Week in Tasmania 7 – 13 October 2018.

2019 Mental Health Week Small Grants – Eligibility 

Organisations must have an ABN or be auspiced by an organisation with an ABN, and be undertaking the event or activity within Tasmania. The planned activity or event must CLEARLY align with the theme for 2019 Mental Health Week (TBA).  Funds are not available for the promotional events or activities being held by for-profit organisations.  The event or activity must take place either during 2019 Mental Health Week, or just prior or following the awareness week dates.  Successful Grant recipient groups or organisations must also register their event on the MHW Events registration page.

What do the 2019 Mental Health Week Small Grant selection panel look for?

The selection panel welcomed applications that are particularly creative and innovative, and demonstrate ability to achieve or contribute to the achievement of Mental Health Week objectives.  We encourage you to think outside the box and make your event unique! The selection panel also look for projects that work as partnerships between organisations, particularly partnerships between mental health organisations and non-mental health organisations (allied health etc.) to assist Mental Health Week to extend beyond our sector. We encourage you to broaden your audience where possible.

How do I apply for a 2019 Mental Health Week Small Grant? 

Applications for 2019 Mental Health Week Small Grants have not yet opened but watch this space for all the details.


Who do I contact if I have questions? 

Enquiries about the 2018 Mental Health Week small grants program can be directed to Cat Delpero at MHCT on (03) 6224 9222 or email