Community Grant

Applications for 2024 have now closed.

Funding dates for 2024 were 01 April 2024 to 4.30pm 30 April 2024. 

About the Kaipara District Council Community Grant:

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.

How to apply

Submit your application via our online portal - SmartyGrants. If you have any questions, contact us at 

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.

The 2023 funds were awarded to the following applicants:

Applicant Amount $
Citizens Advice Bureau Dargaville & Districts  3,594.92
No.57 Squadron (Dargaville) Air Training Corps (ATC) 2,000.00
Dargaville Dalmatian Club 2,473.85
Dargaville Lions Club 678.10
Dargaville Little Theatre 2,000.00
Dargaville Menz Shed 2,000.00
1st Dargaville Scout Group 2,000.00
Hakaru Branch of the Wellsford District Pony Club Inc.         1,354.00
Kaiwaka War Memorial Hall Association - Kaiwaka Library          20,040.00
Kauri Coast Recreational Society Inc. (Sportsville) 2,000.00
Kumarani Productions (KPT) 2,500.00
Linking Hands Incorporated 1,990.00
Mangawhai Combined Rebus Club 1,250.00
Mangawhai Daring Trust 2,160.00
Mangawhai Museum & Historical Society Inc. 8,128.00
Mangawhai Shed 3,762.00
Mangawhai Library Trust Hall 7,500.00
Maungaturoto Centennial Community Centre 6,000.00
Maungaturoto Playcentre 1,250.00
North Rodney Blue Light Venture 709.29
Northern Wairoa Community Radio Trust (Big River FM) 2,692.01
Northern Wairoa Māori, Maritime & Pioneer Museum Society Inc.        10,000.00
Otamatea Repertory Theatre 2,667.00
Paparoa Community Library 1,013.06
Ruawai Promotions and Development Group 1,000.00
Te Kopuru Community Trust Inc. 1,200.00
Te Kopuru Playcentre 7,437.39
Volunteering Northland 600.00