Grants, Funding and Awards

This section details the grants, funds and awards available to the community through the Council and other local body organisations.

Civic & Community Awards

Civic Awards are a way to recognise the contribution many of our residents put into helping make our district a vibrant, diverse and thriving community.  Wellington Airport Community Awards are a way to recognise groups or an organisation that help mak...

Community Board Grants

Each of the four Community Boards has one or more grant schemes

Community grants

Applications for financial assistance from the Community Grants Scheme are open from Monday 2 July 2018. For this year a total of $33,578 is available for not-for-profit community based organisations that support community based projects, programmes an...

Creative Communities Scheme

We accept applications twice in each financial year for Creative New Zealand funding, under the Creative Communities Scheme.

Districtwide Facility Hire Remission Grants

The purpose of the Districtwide Facility Hire Remission Grant is to provide financial assistance for groups or individuals wishing to use Council-owned facilities (such as halls or aquatic facilities) for community events. The programme is to assist...

Wellington Community Trust

Wellington Community Trust is an independent funder receiving applications from not-for-profit community organisations in the wider Wellington region which includes Kāpiti, Porirua, Hutt Valley and Wellington.  Funded projects must assist with the...