The Rural Travel Fund is designed to help subsidise travel for junior teams (5 to 19 year olds) participating in their local competition.
There are two funding rounds per year, one in October and one in March. For more information about how to apply and the next funding round, please contact the Council's Rural Travel Fund administrator Paula Guy Stuve on 0800 727 059, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Communities NZ - Arts Funding
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:
- Access and Participation – The project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in local arts activities.
- Diversity – The project will support the diverse artistic, cultural traditions of local communities.
- Young people – The project will enable young people (under 18) to engage with, and participate in the arts.
Applications for the first round of funding for 2016/2017 will open on 01 August 2016
and close at 4.30pm Friday 26 August 2016.
(There are two rounds of CCS funding per year - one in February and one in August). Projects granted funding in the August round must take place between 01 October 2016 and 01 October 2017.
Please read the Creative Communities Scheme Application Guid
e to help you with your application.
For more information please contact Council's CCS Administrator Paula Guy Stuve on 0800 727 059.
Online information and application forms on right
Community Assistance Policy - Community Projects, Activities and Services Funding
Applications for Contracts for Service and Operational and Capital Discretionary Grants will open in December 2016 and close in early February 2017.
Operational Grant applicants will be notified of funding decisions in March/April 2017. Contracts for Service and Capital Grant applicants will be notified of funding decisions in June/July 2017.
The next round of applications to the Mangawhai Endowment Lands Account (MELA) will open in November 2016, and will be advertised closer to the time. Funding will then be allocated at a Committee meeting in March 2017.
Applications to the Mayoral Fund and Licence to Occupy can be applied for any time of the year.
Kaipara District Council has funding available to support projects that will enhance the Kaipara District community, as part of its Community Assistance Policy. Community organisations are encouraged to apply for this funding if they have projects, activities and services which meet the criteria of the Policy.
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; and
Supplementing Council resources with community and other agencies resources so that collectively a higher level of service can be provided.
The Community Assistance Policy links on right. The Policy contains information on eligibility, what needs to be supplied with applications and what Council will be looking for when considering applications.
For more in-depth information and criteria please refer to the Community Assistance Policy on right.
There are six different types of grants that community organisations can apply for:
External Funding - GenerosityNZ
External funding opportunities for community groups and individuals information link on right.
You will need to enter your Kaipara library card number to access these funding databases.
Call 0800 727 059 for information on library membership.