Community Association Fund

Community Association Fund

The Community Association Fund supports resident and ratepayer groups, citizen associations and other community representation groups recognised by Council that advocate for and support their local community.

Amount: The fund offers a set grant of $1,500 annually, of which at least $500 of this must be invested in local projects or events that the community has identified as important to them (“community projects”).

The remainder is for the operations and administration of the applicant group to support their work in and for the community.

This Fund is intended to encourage and facilitate greater interaction between the association and the communities they serve, and support small local initiatives, so applications should clearly evidence how the community was engaged to determine the “community project”.

Closing date:  This fund is closed. We are making some changes to our funding, so check back in June 2024 for new funding dates. 

Criteria

Eligible applicants are community organisations that:

  • meet our general eligibility criteria stated in our Community Funding Policy
  • have the primary purpose as stated in their constitution or trust deed to support and advocate for their local community
  • are place-based, representing a geographical community within the Whangārei District
  • demonstrate that they are actively engaged with the community, and
  • are recognized by the community and by Council as the voice for the community

Apply for Community Association Fund

Online

Step 1.Check criteria

Check if you are eligible:

Eligibility criteria

Step 2.Gather information

You will need to provide the following supporting information with your application:

  • latest AGM minutes including reports from Chairperson and Treasurer if available
  • latest annual financial report
  • proof of bank details (if changed).

Step 3.Apply

This fund is closed. We are making some changes to our funding, so check back in June 2024 for new funding dates.

Step 4.Assessment

Outcomes will be advised in four weeks after submission is received.

By email

Step 1.Check criteria

Check if you are eligible:

Eligibility criteria

Step 2.Gather information

You will need to provide the following supporting information with your application:

  • latest AGM minutes including reports from Chairperson and Treasurer if available
  • latest annual financial report
  • proof of bank details (if changed)

Step 3.Apply

This fund is closed. We are making some changes to our funding, so check back in June 2024 for new funding dates.

Step 4.Assessment

Outcomes will be advised in four weeks after submission is received.

In-person

Step 1.Check criteria

Check if you are eligible:

Eligibility criteria

Step 2.Gather information

You will need to provide the following supporting information with your application:

  • latest AGM minutes including reports from Chairperson and Treasurer if available
  • latest annual financial report
  • proof of bank details (if changed)

Step 3.Apply

This fund is closed. We are making some changes to our funding, so check back in June 2024 for new funding dates.

Step 4.Assessment

Outcomes will be advised in four weeks after submission is received.

By post

Step 1.Check criteria

Check if you are eligible:

Eligibility criteria

Step 2.Gather information

You will need to provide the following supporting information with your application:

  • latest AGM minutes including reports from Chairperson and Treasurer if available
  • latest annual financial report
  • proof of bank details (if changed)

Step 3.Apply

This fund is closed. We are making some changes to our funding, so check back in June 2024 for new funding dates.

Step 4.Assessment

Outcomes will be advised in four weeks after submission is received.