The 2018/19 Strengthening Communities Fund is open for applications from Tuesday 3 April 2018 and will close at midnight Tuesday 8 May 2018.
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.
Groups that meet the criteria for multi-year funding may apply for up to three years of funding.
Please ensure you read the information on our website carefully before making your application.
If you have any questions contact a Community Funding Advisor , email firstname.lastname@example.org or attend one of our information sessions:
- Tuesday 10 April, 9.30am. Coastal Burwood Community Boardroom , Cnr Beresford Street and Union Street
- Wednesday 18 April, 9.30am. Christchurch City Council Civic Offices Function Room, 53 Hereford Street
- Monday 23 April, 5.30pm. Beckenham Service Centre, Boardroom, 66 Colombo Street
- Friday 27 April, 1pm. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road.