Community funding

We offer contestable grants to help support the district’s social, environmental, economic, and cultural well-being.

Most of our Funds are closed while we make some exciting changes. New funding rounds and guidelines will be available from July 2024.

Need help finding funding?

We offer free access to GEM Local a grants database designed to help community groups find the right grants for them. Use access code WHANGEML at the link below to find out more.

GEM Local (whangareidistrictcouncil.gemlocal.co.nz)

Click on a fund to learn more and apply.