Community Safety and Support
Navigate Up
Sign In

Resident and Ratepayers Administration Grant

Image for Resident and Ratepayers Administration Grant Fund.
This page contains information about Council's Resident and Ratepayers Administration Grant.
Updated: 6/02/2016 12:00 a.m.

​The purpose of the Resident and Ratepayers Administration Fund is to assist resident and ratepayer groups in the Whangarei District who advocate for residents in their local communities.

The administration grant recognises the group’s contribution to their community and to Council.

How much funding is available?

$700 is available to each resident and ratepayers group each year.

Who can apply? 

The grant is available to all resident and ratepayer groups within the Whangarei District that have a not for profit legal status and are currently active in their community. 

How to apply

The Resident and Ratepayers Administration Fund has one round per year generally closing in February.

The fund is not advertised publicly. All resident and ratepayers groups that are known to Council are sent a letter and application form at least six weeks prior to the closing date of the funding round.  

New resident and ratepayer groups that did not recieve a letter from Council are welcome to apply to this fund using the application form which can be found on the right of this page.

The last funding round closed on Friday 5 February 2016.

Applications must be made on the Resident and Ratepayers Administration Fund application form, and submitted prior to the closing date of the funding round in order to be considered.

Resident and ratepayer groups applying for the grant are required to provide the following on the application form:
  • A list of current office holders and the number of members.
  • Details of their activities over the past six months.
  • Proposed activities for the next six months.
  • Minutes from their latest AGM meeting.

Support with your application

Council offers support to help you apply to the Resident and Ratepayers Administration Fund.


If you require any assistance or would like to discuss your application before you submit it, please contact the Community Funding Officer, phone +64 9 430 4200.  




Whangarei District Council owns this website and the information, images and photographs in it are subject to copyright. No portion may be copied or republished without prior permission of Whangarei District Council. We have made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and reliable information. The use of any information is at the website visitor’s own risk and discretion.