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Our district is at the Red setting of the new traffic light system (COVID-19 Protection Framework). Council offices and facilities are open. Please wear face coverings and scan in using your NZ COVID-19 Tracer app. Further information about Council's services at the Red setting will be available soon.

Single Year Community Grants

The second funding round for 2021/22 Single-Year Community Grants will open on Wednesday 9 February 2022.

When applications are open you will find a button below to login/register and select “Single-Year Community Grants” to start your application. The funding round is open for a period of 5 weeks, closing at 5pm Wednesday 16 March 2022. Please ensure you submit your application (you will also receive an email copy) before the closing time.

Our staff are happy to assist you with your application, please call us on 07 884 0060 (for toll free 0800 746 467) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We can schedule a time with you to go through your application before you submit.

Council has set aside $30,000 ($10,000 for each ward) over two funding rounds to assist funding community based projects.

The two funding rounds open on the second Wednesday of February and the first Wednesday of August annually and are open for applications for a period of five weeks.


Single Year Community Grants Policy

Download and read the Policy for single year (and mult year) grants (pdf, 533KB).