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 and events which contribute to achieving positive social outcomes in different sectors of the Kāpiti community.

A maximum of $2000 is available to strengthen community groups in the District that:

  • build resilient, sustainable communities
  • encourage greater community participation
  • improve the quality of life of the participants
  • work in partnership with a range of community groups, including Iwi.

Application form - word

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 3 August 2018. Final decisions will be made by the Grants Allocation Committee on Thursday 30 August 2018.


All Community Grant recipients from 2017-2018 are required to provide Council with an accountability report outlining the benefits gained through the Community Grants funding. This is due by Friday 3 August 2018. Note that all reports are due back before new applications for this year's funding round can be considered.

Accountability form - word

Accountability form - pdf

Further information

For further information contact:
Claire Rewi
Programme Advisor
Telephone (04) 296 4700 or 800 486 486
Or email