Funds open for applications

Published on 18 January 2023

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We have community grants available for a wide range of projects, events and activities. The following funding schemes are open now:

Community Fund

For a variety of initiatives and events that deliver strong community benefit.

Closes 1 February

Some recently funded projects include:

  • Pasifika Fusion Festival
  • Free surfing programme for farmers and growers
  • Support to open Tikipunga pool to the public for summer
  • A new kiln for Firebirds Northland potters
  • Community coordinators for Weed Action and Tai Tokerau Timebank
  • Seniors’ community gatherings programme
  • Playground safety matting for Totara Grove Playcentre

Community Fund

Creative Communities Scheme

Creative Communities Scheme supports local community groups and individuals creating opportunities for access and participation in arts activities in all its forms. Closes 1 March 2023.

Creative Communities Scheme

Community Associations Fund

For resident and ratepayer groups that work hard for their communities and advocate on their behalf.

Closes 1 March

Community Association Fund

Event Development Fund

For new, diverse, and innovative events that amplify the value of local with District or region-wide appeal. Apply anytime.

Event Development Fund

Gen Z Fund

For youth-led community initiatives by those aged 12-20 years. Apply anytime.

Gen Z Fund

Waste Minimisation Fund

For initiatives that lead to measurable reductions in waste to landfill or deliver other waste improvements. Apply anytime.

Waste Minimisation Fund

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