Improve reading, writing, maths, speaking, listening, and basic computer skills in your organisation, with a 26Ten Workplace Grant.

Grants of up to $65,000 are available for projects that run for 12 months, building skills in employees and volunteers. Projects fund an Adult Literacy Trainer to work onsite to provide training they have tailored to the needs of the organisation and learner.

To be eligible, you must be a Tasmanian employer, part of an employer group, or a Registered Training Organisation working with a Tasmanian employer. Volunteer organisations may also apply.

Grants open: 1 July 2024
Grants close: 14 February 2025

The 2024-25 grant round opens 1 July 2024. Tranche one closes 27 September 2024, and tranche two closes 14 February 2025.

Workplace Grant project - Duggans. 
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What kind of projects are eligible for funding?

For a project to be eligible for funding, it must provide support to workers to improve their reading, writing or maths skills (minimum 50% of the project). It may also include the following elements:

  • digital literacy for workers with low reading, writing or everyday maths skills
  • training for staff about how to work with staff or clients with low reading, writing or everyday maths skills
  • development of resources for use within the project
  • activities to improve workplace communication (including plain English)
  • surveys, consultations, research to determine the literacy needs of workers.

$5,000 grants to develop a project

If you want help to develop your project you can apply for a $5,000 ‘Get Ready’ grant. This funds you to work with an Adult Literacy Trainer to identify business needs and skill gaps. They will help you design a suitable grant project and application.

Where do I find out more?

The Information for Applicants document covers all aspects of the program, including possible project activities, eligibility and selection criteria, what will and won’t be funded, and reporting requirements.

Apply for 26Ten Workplace Grant

Apply online here.

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Previous 26Ten Workplace Grant recipients

  • St Vincent Industries / Work & Training
  • Civil Contractors Federation / TasTAFE
  • Hamlet Inc.
  • Huon Aquaculture
  • Burnie Community House / Burnie Child and Family Learning Centre / TasTAFE
  • NOSS Bluegum Grounds Maintenance / Work & Training
  • Cameron of Tasmania
  • Starting Point Neighbourhood House
  • Northern Suburbs Community Centre
  • Burnie Community House
  • Blueline Laundry New Town
  • Blueline Laundry Kings Meadows
  • Launceston City Mission
  • Launceston City Mission – Burnie
  • Mitchell Plastic Welding
  • Choice Support
  • St Vincent Industries
  • Cameron of Tasmania
  • Hamlet Inc.
  • Lenah Game Meats
  • Blueline Laundry Newtown
  • Burnie Community House
  • Blueline Laundry Kings Meadows
  • CatholicCare
  • Friends of Zafira
  • Glenhaven Homes
  • Glenorchy City Council
  • Interact Australia
  • NOSS Bluegum Grounds Maintenance

26Ten has been awarding Workplace grants since 2014.  Information about earlier grant recipients is available by emailing