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There are a range of grants and funding options for community groups available from key funding providers such as Eastern & Central Community Trust, Department of Internal Affairs, community and public trusts etc.
The are a range of grants and funding options for community groups available from key funding providers such as Eastern & Central Community Trust, Department of Internal Affairs, community and public trusts etc.
The are various forms of community grants to support and encourage voluntary groups and community based organisations to address their issues, activities or programmes in Central Hawke's Bay
Community groups can apply for Council Funding via the Community Voluntary Organisation Support Funding and the Community Pride and Vibrancy Fund. Council also administers the Creative Communities Grant on behalf of Creative Communities NZ and the Rural Travel Fund on behalf of SportNZ. These grants are contestable so the success of your application would depend on the criteria, priority of the respective grant compared with the others, and the grants money available for allocation.
Central Hawke's Bay District Libraries provide access to GivUS and GivMe funding opportunities provided by Generosity New Zealand.
These are searchable databases that offer access to more than 1200 grants, awards and other funding. You can access the databases from the library webpages
Applications for Round 2 of the Creative Communities Scheme have now closed.
The next funding round will open in August 2020!
The fund is available for distribution to local groups, or individuals for the funding of local arts projects and activities.
The proposed project must meet one or more of the three funding criteria:
Refer to the CCS-Application-Guide-2019-2020.pdf for assistance with completing an application.
Click here to view the successful applicants of the most recent funding round.
For further information regarding the scheme or the application process, please contact us on 857 8060 or email email@example.com.
The Community Voluntary Organisation Support (CVOS) Fund is available to community based voluntary non-profit organisations domiciled in Central Hawke’s Bay.
It is made up of two categories –
Category 1 -A pool of $10,000 of funding to support Voluntary Organisations seeking grants for New Community Initiatives. Category 1 funding is for Community Groups who have not received funding from CVOS, or the Community Initiatives Fund previously, or from groups who have received funding but are applying for a new project.
Category 2 –A pool of $20,000 for ongoing support to existing community groups who provide community services to all of Central Hawke’s Bay.
Refer to the Community Funding Policy listed above for information about eligibility and the application process.
For any further information please contact us on 857 8060 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Community Pride & Vibrancy fund seeks to seeks to support community opportunities to create pride and vibrancy in Central Hawke’s Bay. The fund supports projects that are an activity, programme or development that will occur in a public space and promotes our community to THRIVE.
Successful applications will result in outcomes that support our communities identity, attract people’s interest, inspire and engage people and overall, contribute to a sense of community. Applications to the fund may not always be monetary and could include the provision of material, labour or other support.
The funds available each financial year are
By resolution of the elected council, this fund may increase or decrease. Central Hawke’s Bay District Councils financial year is 1 July – 30 June.
Applications for the Community Pride & Vibrancy fund are now open and applications may be submitted at any time. The Central Hawke’s Bay District Council Community Development Committee will meet regularly throughout the year to assess applications. Applications must be submitted at least one month before the planned start date of your activity, event or project.
For further information about eligibility or the application process refer to the Community Funding Policy listed above or you can contact us on 857 8060 or via email: email@example.com .
The Eric Tate Scholarship was established in 1984 by Mr Eric Tate (now deceased) of Napier and formerly a resident of Waipawa.
The scholarship shall be awarded only to students who normally reside in the area served by the former Waipawa District High School and the townships of Ongaonga, Tikokino and Otane, and who have spent the greater part of their secondary education (the decision of the Trustees on this requirement to be final) at Central Hawke's Bay College.
The scholarships shall be awarded to students to assist them in pursuing a full time course of tertiary education.
Each scholarship awarded initially for a period of one year and may be extended to a maximum of two years at the discretion for the trustees if the scholarship holder achieves satisfactory academic results in their first year of study.
The Trustees of the Scholarship are:
Applications are to be lodged with the Principal, Central Hawke’s Bay College by the end of October each year.
For further information please contact Central Hawke's Bay College or the Council.
Applications are closed for 2019. Please check back in 2020.
The Waipawa Building Society Scholarship Trust was established in 1990 by the Waipawa County Permanent Building and Investment Society and is administered by the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council as ‘Custodian Trustee’.
The scholarship is awarded for tertiary education in New Zealand of any person or persons whose place of residence is within the Central Hawke’s Bay District.
The following criteria are taken into consideration when allocating funds to applicants:
The Trustees of the Scholarship are:
Applications are now closed for 2019. Please check back in 2020.
The Rural Travel Fund is a partnership between Sport New Zealand and local authorities to assist the development of junior sport in rural communities by providing a travel subsidy.
The Rural Travel Fund has been developed to support the participation in sport by young people living in rural communities.
Sport New Zealand have outlined 4 key priorities for rural communities:
The rural travel fund is designed to help subsidise travel for junior teams participating in local sport competition.
Application for the Rural Travel Fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5 and 19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.
The following criteria will be applied:
Examples of eligible expenses include fuel costs and bus hire.
For more information please contact Bridget Cover at Central Hawke’s Bay District Council on 857 8060 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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