Our city relies heavily on a number of community organisations, many voluntary, that care for Napier community, especially our more vulnerable citizens. Each year we provide $114,000 in operational funding to these groups so they can continue their good work.
PLEASE NOTE: 2020-2021 Funding round has now closed.
The Community Services Grant is a contribution from Napier City Council to the community not-for-profit sector that helps look after our residents. This fund, worth $114,000 this year, helps these community organisations to provide services which benefit the wider Napier community. Grants typically range from $500 to $2000.
We also offer rates subsidies to groups who own a property that is used to provide community services in Napier. Once again, this grant is only available to not-for-profit groups with legal entity status within Napier City. Family trusts, social clubs and chartered clubs are ineligible.
Next Funding Round
The 2021-2022 funding dates will be available after February 2021, or you can contact - Belinda email@example.com
Have a look at the organisations that successfully got funding in 2019 in the 'Latest recipients' table below. You'll notice a couple of things at once. First, many of them have a precise focus, providing the expert services to the community that specialists do best. Secondly, you'll see all of them address pressing community needs - they're an integral part of the framework (along with government and local government agencies) that looks after us all.
Priority is given to groups whose primary purpose:
Applicants will need provide evidence of additional costs, increased demand, and/or reduced funding.
Priority is given to organisations whose services are 100% targeted to Napier residents.
|Napier City Council is pleased to announce that the following organisations received grants in the 2020-21 Community Services Funding round|
|Organisation Name||Approved Funding|
|Napier Family Centre||$10,000.00|
|NZ Council of Victim Support Groups Napier||$2,000.00|
|Birthright HB Child and Family Care Trust||$10,000.00|
|Age Concern Napier||$2,900.00|
|CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti HB||$690.00|
|Enliven Disability Services -Mosaic (Presbyterian Support East Coast)||$1,500.00|
|Napier Community Foodbank Trust||$4,000.00|
|People's Advocacy Society||$7,000.00|
|The Parkinson's NZ Trust||$2,800.00|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters||$6,500.00|
|Dementia Hawke's Bay||$3,500.00|
|Hearing Association Napier||$3,500.00|
|Lifelink Samaritans Inc||$3,000.00|
|Napier Group Riding for the Disabled Assn Inc||$5,500.00|
|Muscular Dystrophy Association||$4,500.00|
|Cancer Society of NZ HB Centre Inc||$4,500.00|
|Epilepsy Association NZ||$2,000.00|
|Life Education Trust HB||$3,500.00|
|Napier Toy Library||$2,000.00|
|Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust||$3,000.00|
|Brain Injury Association HB Inc||$435.00|
|Christian Lovelink Napier Hastings Inc||$2,800.00|
|Citizens Advice Bureau||$1,700.00|
|Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis Society||$2,500.00|
|Heretaunga Women's Centre||$250.00|
|Napier South Greendale Stroke Support Group||$1,300.00|
|The Acorn Project HB||$4,000.00|
|Foto Iwi Charitable Trust||$900.00|
|Total Funding Distrbuted||$99,275.00|
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