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Community Board grant applications are about to close

27 July 2018

With the closing date for our Community Board grants of 31 July 2018 fast approaching, don't miss your last chance to apply.

Community Board Grants 2018

If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could be eligible for one of our Community Board grants.

Community grants help local organisations pay for specific projects or maintenance of facilities that benefit our community.

Each Community Board area has a contestable grants pool to encourage and support not-for-profit organisations that have a positive impact on the community.

The grant values available in each area are:

  • Coromandel/Colville Board Community Grants - $35,000
  • Mercury Bay Community Board Grants - $40,000, made up of Community Grants - $20,000 and Destination Mercury Bay Events - $20,000.
  • Tairua/Pauanui Community Board Grants - $37,000
  • Whangamata Community Board Grants - $30,000

Thames Community Board has been reviewing its grants and has $40,000 available. Applications open 1 August and close 31 August - for Thames Community Board grants only.

For the full criteria and application forms, check out

To see the 2017 successful applicants and projects see