Funding and Grants

This function is undertaken by Council with the goal of assisting Community Groups and Organisations in the Waitomo District, in the ongoing delivery of a range of social services that collectively contribute to the social and cultural well-being of the Waitomo District Community.

The following calendar outlines when funding applications take place during the financial year.

WDC publishes notices of the availability of funding through the Waitomo News and in the news section of this website.

Funding Calendar to 31st December 2020

2019/2020 Funding Year






Discretionary Grant (PDF 894 KB) funding applications close 01/03/2020




Creative Communities (PDF 1.13 MB) Grant Funding applications
Closing Date: To be Advised


Discretionary Grant (PDF 894 KB) funding applications close 01/06/2020

2020/2021 Funding Year


Community Partnership fund - applications close 7 August 2020


DC Tynan Trust funding applications close 03/08/2020

Community Halls Grant paid out


Discretionary Grant (PDF 894 KB) funding applications close 01/09/2020


Sport NZ  Rural Travel fund applications close 01/10/2020





Creative Communities Grant (PDF 1.04 MB) applications close 01/11/2020



Discretionary Grant (PDF 894 KB) funding applications close 01/12/2020



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