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Grants Allocation Committee

Meetings are held in Council Chambers, Ground Floor, 175 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu.

The Committee meets in accordance with the meeting cycles associated with each of the granting programmes.

  • Community Grants
  • Creative Communities New Zealand
  • Districtwide Facility Hire Remission
  • Heritage Fund
  • Waste Levy Fund 

Membership 2016-2019

Acting Chair: Cr Mark Benton

Members: Mayor K Gurunathan, Cr Janet Holborow, Cr David Scott, Cr Jackie Elliott, Cr Michael Scott, Cr Angela Buswell - along with community membership for each granting programme.

Representatives - Creative Communities New Zealand:  Aden O'Connor (Youth Council), Vacant (Iwi), Paula Archibald (Community), Mary-Jane Duffy (Community), Jill Stansfield (Community)

Representatives - Community Grants:  Janet Murray (Community), John Hayes (Community), Carol Reihana (Iwi)


This Committee will consider, and allocate grant moneys in accordance with the meeting cycles and criteria of five granting programmes. Key responsibilities will include assessing applications and allocating funds in accordance with each programme’s criteria, considering factors such as (but not limited to): 

  • the clear aims and objectives of the applicant;
  • the project or event for which the grant is requested;
  • where appropriate, evidence of a sound management structure, and good financial management;
  • how closely the application fits with the scheme criteria;
  • the identification and evaluation of local needs;
  • the use of any previous money granted by Council or Creative New Zealand;
  • the level of community involvement in the project;
  • the expected outcomes and benefits of the service/project for the Kāpiti Coast District.

Agendas and meeting minutes

Meeting agendas, which include officer reports, and the minutes for each meeting are in PDF format and available for download or print from the links below.

2018 Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Supporting PDFs
1 February - Heritage Fund View View View
22 March - Waste Levy View View View
29 March - Districtwide Facility Hire Remission View View View
29 March - Creative Communities New Zealand View View View
23 August - Districtwide Facility Hire Remission View View View
23 August - Creative Communities New Zealand View View View
30 August - Community Grants View View View
15 November - Waste Levy View View View

Supporting PDFs - 1 February 2018 - Heritage Fund

Draft Minutes - Waste Levy - 16 November 2017.pdf

CS-18-408-Heritage Fund Allocations 2017-2018.pdf


Supporting PDFs - 22 March 2018 - Waste Levy

GAC Heritage Fund minutes 1 February 2018_.pdf


Supporting PDFs - 29 March 2018 - Districtwide Facility Hire Remission

Applications for Funding Districtwide Facility Hire Remmission.pdf


Supporting PDFs - 29 March 2018 - Creative Communities

Creative Communities Scheme Consideration of Applications for Funding.pdf