Community Grants

Community grants support Community Groups that operate within the Kaikōura District.

Our community grants


More than 1,200 opportunities for communities!


givUS offers access to more than 1,200 grants and schemes for communities, volunteer organisations, schools, groups, sport clubs and Iwi. Find assistance for nearly everything, including operational costs, building redevelopment or project based resources. 

Every organisation has unique goals and needs, which is why givUS generates personalised quotes. More than 90% of Councils subscribe to givUS on behalf of ratepayers, which enables FREE public access for our residents through the District Library

Sign up to the Library online here, and then verifying your membership by visiting the team at the Library (Level 1, Civic Centre, 96 West End, Kaikōura).

Accountability guidance


Help us help you to get the funding you need.

The following information has been put together to help guide you through the grants application and accountability/reporting process. If you have any questions about community grants, please contact the grants administrator at KDC@kaikoura.govt.nz or 03 319 5026.

Download an accountability guidance sheet here.

19 July 2019