Community Services Funding
Applications for the 2017-18 year have now closed. Application dates and guidelines for next year will be released shortly.
July 2017 recipients
We're pleased to announce the following organisations received funding in the 2017-18 funding round.
|Age Concern Napier Inc.||$2,500|
|Amputee Society of Hawke's Bay/East Coast||$1,000|
|Asthma and Respiratory HB Services Trust (Breathe Hawke's Bay)||$1,900|
|Birthright Hawke's Bay Child and Family Trust||$2,000|
|Brain Injury Association HB Inc.||$400|
|Christian Lovelink Napier/Hastings Inc.||$1,750|
|Citizens Advice Bureau||$3,500|
|Dementia Hawke's Bay||$5,000|
|Diabetes Hawke's Bay Inc.||$1,000|
|Disability Training Services (DTS Epic Pathways)||$1,500|
|Epilepsy Association of NZ Inc. - Hawke's Bay, East Coast Branch||$500|
|Hawke's Bay Families of Deaf Children Inc.||$500|
|Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis Society Inc.||$1,500|
|Hawke's Bay Parents Centre Inc.||$1,500|
|Hawke's Bay Volunteer Coastguard Inc.||$3,360|
|KIDZ Need DADZ Charitable Trust HB Inc.||$1,000|
|Life Education Trust Hawke's Bay||$5,000|
|Maraenui Donations Inc.||$1,500|
|Napier Community Foodbank Trust||$3,200|
|Napier Community Patrol Inc.||$1,000|
|Napier Family Centre Inc.||$10,000|
|Napier Group Riding for the Disabled Association Inc.||$3,000|
|Napier South Stroke Group||$800|
|Napier Toy Library||$1,200|
|NZ Council of Victim Support||$4,000|
|People's Advocacy Society Inc.||$4,000|
|Pukemokimoki Marae Trust||$1,500|
|Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind||$5,000|
|Royal NZ Plunket Society HB||$2,000|
|The Air Training Corps Association of NZ (No. 13 Squadron)||$1,500|
|The Parenting Place||$1,500|
|Volunteering Hawke's Bay||$1,000|
|YMCA Hawke's Bay||$2,000|
|Zeal Education Trust||$2,000|
|Total funds distributed||$80,610|
Community and voluntary organisations support and enhance the community through the services they provide Napier residents, often in their time of need. This fund supports those organisations so they can meet current and future community needs, and innovate or continue to provide services that benefit the Napier community.
Rates subsidies are also available to groups who own a property in Napier that is used to provide community services in Napier.
Priority is given to groups whose primary purpose:
- Contributes to achieving community interest
- Alleviates disadvantage, and/or
- Provides a specific community service (including social services).
Priority is given to organisations whose services are 100% targeted to Napier residents.
Over $95,000 is available for distribution through one contestable funding round per annum. Grants typically range from $500 to $2000.
Who can apply?
Not for profit groups or organisations with legal entity status (excluding family trusts, social clubs and chartered clubs), within Napier City are eligible to receive funding.
What can be funded:
- Operating costs:
- Rates subsidies (if the applicant is the ratepayer and the property is used to provide a community service to a client group or the public)
- Power and telephone rental
- Office expenses
- Audit fees
- Public liability insurance
- Volunteer expenses
- Project costs:
- Salaries or wages (additional to normal operations)
- Venue hire
- Promotional material
- Volunteer expenses
- Project materials
- Equipment hire
What will not be funded:
- Applications from individuals or businesses
- Capital items
- Building maintenance
- Deposit, loan or debt repayments
- Expenditure already incurred
- Social events
- Bank or lawyers fees
Decisions are made by the Grants Allocation Sub-Committee and are ratified by the full Napier City Council. Membership of the committee is drawn from the community along with Councillor representation.
All decisions are final and are not subject to review. Grants will be paid following the August Council Meeting.
If you receive a grant, other than a rates subsidy grant, you will need to tell us how your project or service went. You will receive a report back form with your grant letter.