Rural Travel Fund Criteria:
The linking of the KiwiSport Fund to the Rural Travel Fund will address an identified barrier to increased numbers and opportunities for children in playing or gaining skills in sport.
Applications to the Fund must show travel funding used:
Funding will be open for the first round of the 2015/2016 year, in October 2015.
The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) provides funding to communities so New Zealanders can be involved in local arts activities. The scheme supports a wide range of arts projects: “the arts” is defined broadly to mean “all forms of creative and interpretative expression”.
Projects must meet one or more of the following funding criteria:
Broad community involvement – The project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in arts activities
Diversity – The project will support the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity
Young people – The project will enable and encourage young people (under 18) to engage with and actively participate in the arts.
Applications for the second round of funding for 2015/2016 will open in February 2016. For more information please contact Council's CCS administrator Paula Guy Stuve on 0800 727 059. View or download a brochure.
Community Assistance Policy
Applications for Contracts for Service and Discretionary Grants are now closed.
Applications to the Mangawhai Endowment Lands Account (MELA) are due to open around October 2015. Funding will be allocated at a Committee meeting in February or March 2016.
Applications to the Mayoral Fund and Licence to Occupy can be applied for any time of the year.
Kaipara District Council has allocated money and made it available to the community to support projects that will enhance the Kaipara District community.
The Community Assistance Policy provides a framework and criteria to guide the allocation of funding to groups and organisations involved in the delivery of projects, activities and services.
The objectives of the Community Assistance Policy and guidelines are:
Supporting community to help themselves
Increasing and supporting volunteering
Helping communities create the facilities and services that make them great places to live
Supplementing Council resources with community and other agencies resources so that collectively a higher level of service can be provided.
The Community Assistance Policy can be viewed here. The Policy contains information on eligibility, what needs to be supplied with applications and what Council will be looking for when considering applications.
There are essentially seven different types of grants available that community organisations can apply for. They are:
Mangawhai Endowment Lands Account (MELA) - grants are made for the benefit of Mangawhai Harbour and surrounds from the investment income from this fund. The Mangawhai Endowment Lands Account is managed under the Mangawai Lands Empowering Act 1966 (sic). A Committee of two Commissioners and two appointed members of the community will make the decisions on applications.
Please note: APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED
For indepth information and criteria please refer to the Community Assistance Policy.