The first round for Community Investment Small Grants has now closed.

Applications received before 22 October will be considered in November, with grants to be paid in December.

Applications for the second round will be considered in May 2022, for payment in June/July 2022,

Apply now.

Please contact Paul Prestidge (022 6761409 or paul.prestidge@ncc.govt.nz) if you have any questions


Grants are available for community projects 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,
  • Reducing the impact of poverty, and
  • Improving general community wellbeing.

Applications for new or innovative projects are welcome.

The maximum grant is $10,000.00, although most grants are expected to be between $2000 and $5000

Applications will be considered in May 2022.

For further information or enquiries, contact:

Paul Prestidge
Kaitohutohu Kirimana Hapori, Community Contracts Advisor
Ph 022 6761409
E: paul.prestidge@ncc.govt.nz