The 2019/20 Strengthening Communities Fund opened for applications on Monday 4 March 2019.
Please note: The closing date has been extended to midnight 14 April 2019.
Apply for the Strengthening Communities Fund
All organisations applying for funding must also complete a Community Organisation Registration form.
Organisations only need to complete one registration form for the year, no matter how many grant applications they intend to make.
The Strengthening Communities Fund accepts applications for all levels of funding, there is no minimum request limit on this fund.
Organisations may make one application to the Strengthening Communities Fund at metropolitan level and/or one application per community board area.
Applications can be for both operating and/or project costs. Operating costs may include salaries and general overheads such as power, rent and administration costs. Project costs may include the costs of community programmes, events, activities and equipment.
If you have any questions contact a Community Funding Advisor, email firstname.lastname@example.org or attend one of our information sessions:
- Tuesday 26 February 2019: 9.30am to 10.30am, Coastal-Burwood Community Boardroom (Corner Beresford and Union Streets).
- Friday 8 March 2019: 1pm to 2pm, Spreydon-Cashmere Community Boardroom (South Library, Colombo St).
- Wednesday 13 March 2019: 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Papanui-Innes Community Boardroom (Langdons Road).
- Monday 18 March 2019: 9.30am to 10.30am, Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Boardroom (180 Smith Street).