Application Timeframes and Funding Decisions Ngā wā kati tono me ngā whakataunga tuku pūtea

Applications

Small Grants Programme (requests for $20,000 or less)

You can apply at any time. However, you will only receive one grant in any Rātā financial year (1 April to 31 March).

Once your application has been submitted and assessed, generally the time-frame for a funding decision will be ten weeks once we have all the completed information.

Payment will be made after you have agreed to the terms and conditions of the grant.


Large Grants Programme (requests for over $20,000)

You can apply at any time. However, you can only receive one grant in any Rātā financial year (1 April to 31 March).

Once your application has been submitted and assessed, generally the time-frame for a funding decision will be up to four months once we have all the completed information.

Payment will be made after you have agreed to the terms and conditions of the grant. 


Building Projects Programme

  1. Applications where the request is over $100,000
    Organisations will be required to submit an Expression of Interest by 1 June. Final funding decisions will be made annually in December.
  2. Applications where the request is $100,000 or less
    Organisations should apply under either the small or large grants programmes.

Payment will be made after you have agreed to the terms and conditions of grant. Installments will be paid in line with your project time-frame.


Community Loans

Applications can be submitted at any time of the year. Trustees will consider recommendations at their regular board meetings.


Funding Decisions

Decisions on whether or not to support applications across our four funding programmes are made by our Board of Trustees. We will send you a letter to tell you whether your application has been successful or whether it has been declined. The decision period is the same for our four funding regions of Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and the Chatham Islands.