Community Connects grants

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Applications for Community Connects grants are now open until 13 October 2019.

The Community Connects fund supports communities to become Age-friendly. They offer grants up to $15,000, from an annual budget of $100,000. There are up to two grant rounds each financial year.


The fund supports projects to either: 

  • start development of an Age-friendly Communities Plan, or
  • implement an Age-friendly Community Project.

Who can apply?

Any New Zealand Council, community organisation, or registered not-for-profit organisation can apply. (Non-council applications must have support from their City or District Council).


The grant is not open to businesses or individuals.


Applications close on 13 October, 2019.


More information

The application form and application guidelines (including evaluation criteria) are available at

​Alternatively, contact 


Learn more about other available grants here.

16 August 2019