Single-Year Community Assistance Grant

Waitomo District Council’s Single-Year Community Assistance Grant focuses on providing assistance for not-for-profit community organisations that support community led projects.  These projects are aligned with Council Plans and Strategies and contribute and support the social, cultural, economic and environmental well-being of the Waitomo District.

Priority for funding will be given to community organisations that are delivering projects in collaboration with other organisations.

The Single-Year Community Assistance Grant is for one-off projects or initiatives that will be completed within a 12-month period from receiving the grant.


Who can apply?

Non-profit incorporated organisations (e.g. Incorporated Society, Charitable Trust)


When can I apply?

Fund Opens: 1 July

Fund Closes: 1 August


How do I apply?

Applications closed on 1 August 2023

Attach all required supporting documentation

Submit your application prior to the closing date

Ineligible, incomplete or late applications will not be considered for funding.


When will I know?

Applicants will be advised September/October


How much can I apply for?

A maximum of $10,000


What can be funded?

  • Resources that support the project or organisation
  • Programme development and implementation
  • Applications for capital projects may be accepted for grant requests over $2,000


What will not be considered for funding?

  • Projects that have commenced or have been completed
  • Loan / Debt Repayment
  • Wages or Salary
  • Where the applicant has received a Multi-Year Community Partnership Grant
  • Orgnaisations with outstanding projects from previous funding rounds


What are the requirements that will have to be met?

  • A Grant Agreement between WDC and the successful applicant will be in place where the grant value exceeds $5,000. Conditions of the grant will be outlined in the Agreement.
  • Projects must be completed within a 12-month period from receiving the grant.
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete an Accountability Report upon completion of the project.
  • Failure to complete the project within the 12-month period may result in funding being reimbursed to WDC.