Grants

Council administers a number of grants. Information on the grants are provided below along with the downloadable application forms. For further information please phone 03 689 7771 or email info@waimatedc.govt.nz. You can deliver all grant applications to the Waimate Information Centre at the new Event Centre, 15 Paul Street, Waimate.

The Waimate District Council administers 5 grants -

Grants Available Brochure - check here to see what grants are available.

Find out when you can apply for a grant here - 

Grants Timeline - check here to see when grants are open for application.

Grants are advertised in the following papers, The Waimate Trader, The Timaru Herald and The Kurow Bugle as per the above Timeline.

Community Grants Fund Scheme

The fund is open to all organisations not qualifying for funding under Council Sports Fund, SportNZ Rural Travel Fund and Creative New Zealand Fund.

Currently funded at $10,000 per annum.

Applications are called for at the beginning of February each year.

Community Grants Waimate Funded Projects 2015-2016

Criteria and Eligibility Policy

Community Grants Fund Scheme Application Form

Community Grants Fund Scheme Accountability Form

Creative Communities NZ Scheme - open for application NOW, closing 3 May 2017, 5pm.

The Creative Communities NZ Scheme provides funding for individuals and organisations for arts and cultural activities within the Waimate District.

Currently funded at $11,275.00 per annum.

Applications are called for in October and April of each year.

CCS Waimate Funded Projects 2015-2016

CCS Application Form (for handwritten applications) 

CCS Application Form (for electronic applications)

CCS Accountability Form

CCS Application Guide

CCS Brochure

CCS Schools Projects, Updated Guidelines August 2015

Heritage Fund - open for application all year.

The Heritage Fund is open throughout the year for organisations and individuals who undertake heritage preservation and enhancement projects.

Currently funded at $5,000 per annum.

Heritage Fund Waimate Funded Projects 2015-2016

Heritage Application Form (includes eligibility)

Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund - open for application 1 April 2017, closing 3 May 2017, 5pm.

The purpose of the fund is to provide a travel subsidy for sporting clubs and schools competing in local sports competitions.

Currently funded at $9,500 per annum.

Applications are called for in October and April of each year.

Sport NZ Rural Travel Waimate Funded Projects 2015-2016

Sport NZ Rural Travel Application Form (includes eligibility)

Sport NZ Rural Travel Accountability Form

WDC Sports Fund Scheme - open for application 1 April (due to funding left from previous round ), closing 3 May 2017, 5pm.

The WDC Sports Fund assists with grants for club initiatives, equipment purchase, training programmes, judge's expenses, etc.

Currently funded at $10,000 per annum.

Applications are called for at the beginning of October of each year.

WDC Sports Fund Scheme Waimate Funded Projects 2015-2016

WDC Sports Fund Scheme Application Form (includes eligibility)

WDC Sports Fund Scheme Accountability Form