Kaikoura Community Initiatives Fund
Open for Applications for 2023-24 funding year.
Closing dates 4pm - 20th September 2023 and the 8th March 2024.
Support for public education & community events
The Kaikōura Community Initiatives Fund was set up to support & encourage projects that contribute to achieving annual objectives of the Council and Long Term Plans, such as; community events & activities that contribute to the social, economic, cultural and environmental well-being of Kaikōura; non-profit making, voluntary community groups that encourage public education.
Contact:email@example.com or 027 566 3064 or 319 5026 ext 263
Important Application Guidance
All applicants must provide evidence demonstrating that they have researched a local need for the project with its intended audience, users and/or providers in our hapori. You do not need to do an excessive amount of research, but as a minimum we expect applicants to have spoken with our hapori to gain guidance and feedback on how your activity/project/event will benefit, be enjoyed or responded to in our community. Tell us who you spoke to and what feedback you received to support your application. For more information on funding criteria please see the download link below.
We welcome all applicants who can enrich our hapori with educational, entertainment, cultural or creative opportunities that our community would not otherwise have access to.
$15,000 available per annum, $5,000.00 of these funds to be utilised towards rangatahi/youth projects every year.
What can be funded:
- Personnel costs for one-off, short-term projects
- Administration and operational costs
- Donation towards the entry fee
- Donation towards venue hire
For full information on our funding criteria click here
Who can apply
Organisations that are non profit or voluntary, Community groups registered either as a charitable trust or an incorporated society and Schools.
The Committee meeting is held approximately two weeks after the application close date and the grant administrator will advise the applicant of the result within two weeks of the Committee's decision. It is recommended that you include material supporting your project application including quotes and/or price lists to validate your budget.