26TEN helps businesses, community groups, government, educators, and individuals to work together so all adults have the skills they need for life.

Grants for Employers

The 2020-21 employer grant round opened Monday 7 September 2020 and closed Friday 12 March 2021.

These grants support employers and peak bodies to run projects to improve literacy and numeracy of Tasmanian workers (paid and voluntary). Projects can include improving all aspects of workplace communication, for example:

  • improve the reading, writing and maths skills of employees so they can do their jobs better
  • train employees to write work documents in plain English
  • train supervisors and managers to support employees with low literacy.

Tasmanian employers, Tasmanian industry associations and peak bodies, and registered training organisations (in partnership with employers, industry associations or peak bodies) can apply.

More information is available here, including how to apply.

Building 26TEN Communities

The 26TEN Community grants program has been replaced as part of the recommendations in the 26TEN in 2020 Review. Find out more about our exciting new program, 26TEN Communities: Local literacy for work and life. 

For further information 

Contact Kate Boatwright (03) 6165 5515 or email us at  

We strongly recommend you speak with us before beginning an application. Early consultation can make a difference.