Applications have closed.

Nelson’s non-profit community groups can now apply for a grant to support their work for up to three years from Nelson City Council’s Community Investment Fund.

This year, the fund has $240,000 available for three-year strategic grants to support non-profit community organisations to deliver programmes and activities with a social development focus and that contribute to Council’s community outcomes. Grants of up to $30,000 a year for three years are available.

Grants will prioritises programmes of work in the community that that address:

  • Social isolation or loneliness
  • Reducing housing vulnerability and addressing social issues for those at risk of homelessness or those living in substandard housing
  • Improving access to work and learning opportunities, in particular those adversely affected by COVID-19, and
  • Reducing the impact of poverty, which can amplify other social issues.

Applications closed 31 May 2021. Read the news article on Our Nelson.