Community Board Discretionary Funds Renew

Published: 11-Jul-2019

With the new financial year now here Waimakariri Community Boards have renewed discretionary funds.

Each Community Board has money available for grants to non-profit community-based organisations, registered charities or incorporated societies.

Grants of up to $500 are considered by each of the Community Boards.

The Boards consider applications at each of their meetings. To make sure applications are received in time - see the Meetings calendar page for dates.

In the last year Community Boards have given grants for:

  • Event contributions
  • Infrastructure for community groups
  • Promotional material, advertising and signage
  • Concert costs
  • Club equipment
  • Venue hire
  • Professional development for community group members
  • Art projects and events
  • Tree planting

To find out more, and make an application to a Community Board for a grant, visit the Board Funding Opportunities & Grants page.