Funding and Grants
All Council funding and grant application forms are available online, from your local LibraryPlus centre, the Council Administration Building in Hāwera, or by email.
Please click here to read our Community Funding Policy.
|Community Funding and Grants||Status|
|Eltham-Kaponga Community Board Discretionary Fund||Next funding round closes Monday 13 September 2021.|
|Pātea Community Board Discretionary Fund||Next funding round closes Monday 2 13 September 2021.|
|Taranaki Coastal Community Board Discretionary Fund||Next funding round closes Monday 2 September 2021.|
|Te Hāwera Community Board Discretionary Fund||Next funding round closes Monday 2 September 2021.|
|Community Initiatives Fund||The funding round is open between 1 July and 31 July each year.|
|Creative Communities Scheme||Applications open from 27 July – 27 August 2021.|
|Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund||Applications open from 1 October - 31 October 2021.|
|Tangata Whenua Liaison Fund|
Fund currently closed. Check back early in the new year for the next funding round.
Neighbourhood Match Fund
|Pātea Centennial Bursary||Next funding round opens 1 November and closes 30 November 2021.|
|Warmer Homes Scheme||Always open.|
|Rural Hall Grant||Next funding round opens on 30 June and closes on 30 September 2021.|
|Natural Environments Fund||Open on Sunday 1 August and closes at 5pm on Monday 13 September 2021.|
The Wheelhouse is a single point of contact for Taranaki trusts, clubs, societies and groups. Check out the website for the training calendar, funding support, resources and online toolkits for all types of community groups.
Generosity New Zealand is New Zealand's primary source of information about funding for voluntary organisations and contains over 1000 different funding schemes. It includes funding from the government, local authorities, statutory and philanthropic trusts, gaming trusts and some service organisations. Generosity is a searchable database.
There is usually a cost to register and use the site, however you can access it free of charge through the Wheelhouse website.
There are two ways to search Generosity Taranaki for potential sources of funding of your projects:
- Query Search: Answer the questions that are most relevant to your project. What region, what work you do and what type of support do you want.
- Keyword Search: Use the A-Z listing and enter the name of a grant, the name of an organisation or keyword.
Does your organisation live hand-to-mouth?
Are you constantly scrambling to find money for everyday operations?
Would you like your organisation to have a reliable income, but are not sure where to start?
If the above sounds like you, make sure you have a look at this guide developedspecifically for non-profit organisations. Giving practical ideas and handy hints to help you and your community group to put together a sustainable funding plan.