Community Grant

Grant applications open 01 April 2022 and close 02 May 2022 at 4:30PM.

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.

Please email completed applications to: or post them to: Private Bag 1001, Dargaville 0340.

Once applications close, applications are reviewed and the Committee meet to make their decisions. Following this applicants are notified of the outcome. Meeting dates for the committee (historical and upcoming) can be found on the meetings page.

Previous successful applicants are listed here. The 2021 funds were awarded to the following applicants:

Applicant Purpose Awarded
Circus Kumarani Productions (KPT) Yearly rental $7,583.37
Dargaville Menz Shed Yearly rental for two buildings $9,600.00
Feeling Fab Trust Pamper Programme 9 August 2021 - $1,034.37 and 11 October 2021 $1,034.37 $2,068.74
Hakaru Community Hall & Domain Society Inc Entry Deck and ramp at main hall entrance $9,200.00
Kaipara Heritage Machinery (Dargaville) Inc Preparation & Paint the Exterior of the Machinery Museum $5,890.00
Kaiwaka Library Painting & Preparation of library exterior, including scaffolding hire $13,236.00
Kaiwaka Playcentre Inc Pergola roof (incomplete quote component of quote) $1,150.00, Pergola Blinds $3,542.00, Waterplay wall $955.00, Repair edging to swing and fort mulched areas $1,974.00, Contribution to the swing area $3,198.00 $10,819.00
Mangawhai Community Garden Towards 25 metres Mulch $747.50, 12 x 8kg bags Blood & Bone $180.00 $650.00
Mamaranui Bowling Club (Inc) Under-counter Dishwasher - $3,700.00, Under-counter Glasswasher - $3,000.00 $6,700.00
Northern Wairoa Agricultural & Pastoral Association Inc Building Materials $4,580.00
Northern Wairoa Genealogy Society Inc 4x office chairs - $1,476.00, 4x Assembly of chairs - $80.00, 500 Red/Black Poppies from Modeltech - $2,730.25 $4,287.25
The Pouto Marine Hall Incorporated Bedding & furniture $5,084.84
The Helping Paws Charitable Trust Installation of Tap & Sink $1,300.00, Water Tank $3,670.70 $4,970.00
Tokatoka Hall Society Incorporated Man Hole Cover Ply (ITM) - $63.06, Back door - $1,547.06 $1,610.12
Volunteering Northland Contribution towards the project in the Kaipara District $5,000.00
Whitebait Connections - Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust Contribution towards Whitebait Connections information stall at Kai Iwi Lakes Open Day $845.00
Wild Side Charitable Trust Re-roofing Dargaville House $7,859.00
  Total $99,983.32