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Council administer several grants to support groups and individuals within our community. In this section find out about our Creative Communities Scheme, Significant Natural Areas and Heritage Features Fund and other financial assistance available.

Creative Communities Funding

We administer the Creative Communities Scheme that provides funding for arts and cultural projects in our district. The money comes from a national arts body, Creative New Zealand.

See Creative Communities Scheme 

Significant Natural Areas (SNAs) and Heritage Features Incentive Fund

Council set aside a sum of money each year, which Heritage and SNA owners can apply for to assist them with active maintenance/enhancement of those features.

  • Painting, repairs, restoration of heritage features;
  • Fencing, weed and pest control, enhancement plantings of SNAs.

These are dealt with on a case by case basis, by way of a letter of request to

Extraordinary grant funding

Council may consider providing grant funding outside the options above to assist with community projects considered to be of significant value to the Hauraki community. These are dealt with on a case by case basis, by way of a letter of request to

External Funding and Assistance

Sign up to Generosity NZ for access to more than 4,000 scholarships and grants for individuals and a list of 1,200 resource schemes for communities, volunteer organisations and clubs.

Need help with funding related administrative duties?

Exult - provide training and support that inspires, equips and re-energises community organisations.

Community Waikato - Community Waikato works alongside communities and organisations in the Waikato region to strengthen capacity, capability and ultimately, enhance community impact.

For further information or advice on grants and funding, contact Council by email or phone (07) 862 8609.