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2017 Emerging Community Leaders

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at midnight 30 November 2016 (AEDT).


Welcome to the Emerging Community Leaders online application service provided through the Tasmanian Community Fund site, powered by SmartyGrants.

The Tasmanian Community Fund in conjunction with SRA Corporate Change are providing the Emerging Community Leaders (ECL) program.

The ECL will provide 24 participants each year for the next five years to develop their leadership potential so they can empower and enable their communities to prosper.  Participants will attend four residentials across the year to increase their understanding of themselves and to improve their skills.  Participants will also deliver a community project.  A participant information sheet can be found on the Emerging Community Leaders facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Emerging-Community-Leaders-319886941699492/

Applications for the 2017 program open on 20 October 2016 at 8.00am and close on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 at midnight.  You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please ensure you save as you go.

For more information please contact us on 03 6232 7043 during business hours or email admin@tascomfund.org

If you need more help using this form, download the Help Guide for Applicants or check out Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)





On every screen (page of the form) you will find a Form Navigation contents box, this links directly to every page of the application. Click the link to jump directly to the page you want.

You can also click 'next page' or 'previous page' on the top or bottom of each page to move forward or backward through the application.


If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.

You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button located at the bottom of the last page of the application form.


You will find a Review and Submit button at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. You need to review your application before you can submit it.

Once you have reviewed your application you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed.

Once you have submitted your application, no further editing or uploading of support materials is possible.

When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email you used to register.

If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.


You may need to upload/submit attachments to support your application. This is very simple, but requires you to have the documents saved on your computer, or on a storage device.

You need to allow enough time for each file to upload before trying to attach another file. Files can be up to 25MB each; however, we do recommend trying to keep files to a maximum of 5MB – the larger the file, the longer the upload time.


A number of people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. Ensure you save as you go.


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