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Ōrākei Quick Response and Tree Protection Grant

Closing dates

23/10/20
14/05/21

Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Orākei.

Eligibility

Our priorities for grants
The Orākei Local Board welcomes grant applications that align with the following local board plan priorities:
• enabling residents and community groups to have a voice
• community-led projects and activities
• first world war commemoration projects and events
• local arts and culture programmes
• events in our people friendly town centres for both locals and visitors
• community safety
• historical and cultural recognition
• protecting our built and cultural heritage and character areas.
• protecting ecologically significant coastal areas, other natural habitats and waterways
• an active and healthy local community
• programmes that support the demographic makeup of the area

Lower Priorities:
We will also consider applications for other services, projects, events and activities. However, these may be considered a lower priority.
• commercial entities and promotion of commercial entities
• ticketed events
• activities or events that benefit communities outside the Orākei Local Board area
• events and activities that are not locally specific
• wages, salaries or operational costs, except where professional advice is required beyond the expertise of the applicant, i.e. planning, engineering fees
 

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups or individuals may apply

History

Our local Grants Programme aims to provide contestable and discretionary community grants to local communities.

Objectives

The Board notes that the budgets available for its grant schemes is dependent on distribution of existing regional and joint committee grant scheme budgets as per the Auckland Council Local Board Funding Policy still to be confirmed. (Refer to Application Guidelines for further information)

Projects funded

• arts
• community
• environment
• events
• heritage
• sport and recreation
• our funding priorities

• enabling residents and community groups to have a voice
• community-led projects and activities
• first world war commemoration projects and events
• local arts and culture programmes
• events in our people friendly town centres for both locals and visitors
• community safety programmes
• interpretative historical and cultural recognition
• protecting our built and cultural heritage and character areas
• protecting ecologically significant coastal areas, other natural habitats and waterways
• an active and healthy local community
• sectors of the Orākei Local Board area community that previously have not benefitted from Council community funding
• programmes that support the demographic makeup of the area

Excluded projects

In addition to the eligibility criteria outlined the Community Grants Policy, the Orākei Local Board will not fund:
• servicing of debt
• applications for liquor licenses
• costs associated with legal action against the applicant
• purchase of vehicles (other significant asset purchases may also be declined)
• past grant recipients who have not provided accountability reports
• catering
• travel expenses

Excluded activities

• alcohol
• applications for liquor licenses
 

Funds available

$500.00

Upper limit per grant application

$500 to $3,000

Grants made last year

Information not available

Funds available last year

Information not available

How to apply

Applications open from 21 September 2020 to 23 October 2020

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Information required with your application

As set out in the Online Application Form.

Decision makers

Orākei Local Board.

How notified

We will contact you by email to let you know the result of your application.

How paid

Direct credit.

Conditions of acceptance

The Orākei Local Board requires that all successful applicants to:
• acknowledge the Orākei Local Board's support with the inclusion of the Board's logo on advertising and promotional material in relation to the recipient and the purpose including print advertising and posters, newsletters, websites and banners; the Orākei Local Board's name and logo to be in accordance with Council's brand guidelines.
• send copies of promotional material to Orākei Local Board and the Community Funding Advisor.
• acknowledge the Orākei Local Board as a supporter, whereever possible, in press conferences, news releases, speeches, launches, articles sent to any publications, magazines, editorial and annual reports.
• advise the Orākei Local Board about any marketing and promotional opportunities for the Orākei Local Board to promote its role as a supporter of the recipient.
• extend to the members of the Orākei Local Board an invitation to the funded project, programme, activity or event.

Other information

Who can't apply?
• political parties
• internal Auckland Council applicants
• Auckland Council CCO's (council controlled organisations) including facilities run by Regional Facilities Auckland Council
• organisations receiving statutory funding through compulsory annual levies under the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Act
• other local authorities, government agencies or public sector entities

Contact

Erin McVeigh
Community Grants Coordinator
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142
Phone: 09 301 0101
Email: erin.mcveigh@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz