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Waitomo District Council Funding Rounds Open

29 Jun 2023, 4:01 PM

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.

Non-profit incorporated organisations (e.g. Incorporated Society, Charitable Trust) are eligible to apply.

A maximum of $10,000 can be applied for.

Funding criteria is as follows:

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

Applications open 1 July 2023 and close 1 August 2023.

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Community Events Fund

Waitomo District Council’s Community Events Fund supports community events that create opportunities to build and celebrate community pride and for the community to connect and celebrate.

Priority for funding will be given to community organisations that wish to partner with WDC for the delivery of district events.

Consideration will also be given to community-led events or cultural celebrations open to the wider community participation where the event is to take place within the Waitomo District.

Non-profit incorporated organisations (e.g. Incorporated Society, Charitable Trust) are eligible to apply.

A grant agreement between WDC and the successful applicant will be in place. Conditions of the grant will be outlined in the agreement and will include health and safety requirements.

Calls for Registrations of Interest are open from 1 July 2023 and close 1 August 2023.

To apply for either the Single-year Community Assistance Grant or the Community Events Fund, or to view our funding policy or
eligibility, click here or give our friendly customer services team a call on 0800 932 4357.