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 attend to assessing applications, monitoring projects under way and attending launch events, what strikes us the most is the passion Tasmanians have to want to improve the lives of those around them.
The Tasmanian Community Fund arose from the sale of the Trust Bank. As part of that sale an annual appropriation was made available for a community fund to provide grants to not-for-profit organisations.
The Board of the Trust Bank, led by Gerald Loughran, had amazing foresight 21 years ago and we continue to serve their purpose. More ...