Applications open from 01 July 2019 until 13 September 2019.
A change to the Reserves Contributions (Use of) Policy (as part of the Long Term Plan 2018/2028) has resulted in a contestable fund for public application. The fund is collected from Reserve Contributions.
The contestable fund is available for application from across Kaipara District, with a current pool of $300,000 to be awarded.
The objective of the policy is to help groups create, improve and reprioritise how open spaces and reserves are used in their communities. Projects could include adding capacity or enhancing existing open spaces through landscaping, equipment provision or developing walking tracks.
All applicants must be a legal Not-for-Profit entity and have a volunteer component to the project.
Council have established a tiered process for applications. There is;
- an expression of interest for small projects (under $2000),
- Projects not exceeding $20,000
- Projects exceeding $20,000 (these application will need to provide a business plan
All applications will be presented to a committee of council for approval.
All queries may be directed to the Funding Officer, Jenny Rooney firstname.lastname@example.org