Community Grants

Due to Covid-19 outbreak the Community Grants funding round application has been extended to 31 May 2020.  During this time you may wish to focus on opportunities that do not involve group participation or organisation of events, and consider applications which will support your organisation and your community capacity and capability in the coming months. Please contact Community Funding Co-ordinator Jenny Rooney at if you would like more information.


Council offices will be closed until Covid-19 alert level is lowered and business can be conducted safely.   To submit your application, please scan your application and attachments and email to or post your application to:

Kaipara District Council

Attention: Jenny Rooney

Private Bag 1001

Dargaville 0340.


The Kaipara District Council Community Grant is:

  • Intended to make a contribution to an organisation to support Council’s Community Outcomes;
  • Intended to support events, services or activities that are of benefit to the community, and can demonstrate those benefits;
  • For operational costs or capital projects;

The criteria can be found in the Community Assistance Policy.