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
|Eltham-Kaponga Community Board Discretionary Fund
close on the following 2024 dates:
|Pātea Community Board Discretionary Fund
|Taranaki Coastal Community Board Discretionary Fund
|Te Hāwera Community Board Discretionary Fund
|Community Initiatives Fund
|The funding round opens from 1 July and closes 31 July 2024.
|Creative Communities Scheme
|Now open and closes 7 March 2024.
|Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund
|Now open and closes 12 March 2024.
|Tangata Whenua Liaison Fund
The funding round opens from 31 January - 31 March every year.
|Pātea Centennial Bursary
|Opens on 1 November and closes 30 November every year.
|Rural Hall Grant
|Opens 30 June and closes on 29 September every year.
|Natural Environments Fund
|Opens on 4 August 2023.
|Waimate Plains Development Levy
|Opens on 3 April and closes 3 May 2024.
|Community Surveillance System Fund
|Opens 30 June and closes 29 September every year.
|Warmer Homes Scheme
|Council no longer offers the Warmer Homes Scheme. Please click here to find alternatives.
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 developed specifically for non-profit organisations. Giving practical ideas and handy hints to help you and your community group to put together a sustainable funding plan.