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Papakura Small Grants

Closing dates

25/09/20
06/11/20
21/05/21

Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Papakura

Eligibility

We prioritise grants for community organisations.
Individuals and groups with no formal legal structure

• individuals and groups with no formal legal structure may apply for grants up to $1000 through the local grants programme. These applicants would need to either:

• nominate an umbrella organisation which has agreed to receive and administer the grant on their behalf – the umbrella organisation would be legally accountable to Auckland Council for the expenditure of the grant
• apply to have the funding released retrospectively i.e. as reimbursement for pre-approved expenses after the project or activity has been completed
• commercial entities – e.g. Limited Liability Companies - may apply for grants in certain circumstances, to be determined by the local board
• projects, events or initiatives proposed by commercial entities would need to clearly and directly benefit the wider community.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups or individuals may apply

History

Papakura Local Board – Local Grants Programme 2016/2017
Our Local Grants Programme provides a funding source that is aimed at helping local communities to achieve their aspirations. Together we can contribute to making Papakura a thriving, safe and vibrant community.

Objectives

Our grants programme will be targeted towards supporting the following outcomes, as outlined in our local board plan:

• a vibrant metropolitan centre
• a skilled workforce for local jobs
• a sports and recreation hub
• well connected and easy to move around
• treasured for its environment and heritage
• strong, safe and health communities.

Projects funded

• arts
• community
• environment
• events
• heritage
• sport and recreation

Our funding priorities:
• contribute to the economic and cultural attractiveness of Papakura town centre
• support innovation and social enterprise
• support Maori economic development
• promote Papakura as a destination for sporting competitions and events
• contribute towards a safe cycling and walking network across the south
• support environmentally sensitive use of the Manukau Harbour
• reduce the amount of waste taken to landfill each year from Papakura
• protect and restore our natural and built heritage
• protect Maori cultural heritage
• help our young people to contribute prosper and thrive
• provide opportunities for growing and eating healthy food
• Improve the overall wellbeing of the Papakura community

Lower priorities:
Papakura Local Board has identified the following activities as lower priorities:
• fundraising events
• costs towards travel expenses, salaries, vehicles, electronic equipment and catering

Papakura Local Board has also identified the following financial situation of an applicant, as a lower priority for funding:
• the applicant/group has a cash surplus
• the applicant has not considered other sources of funding for their project
 

Excluded projects

Activities we don't fund:
• debt servicing or repayment
• legal expenses
• activities that promote religious ministry or political purposes
• medical expenses
• public services that are the responsibility of central government (e.g. core education, primary health care)
• physical works (e.g. improvements to community buildings) that require consents or permits, prior to the necessary consents or permits being obtained (grants maybe awarded in principle, but funds will not be released until all conditions are satisfied)
• purchase of alcohol

Funds available

Information not available

Upper limit per grant application

$300 - $2000

Grants made last year

Information not available

Funds available last year

Information not available

How to apply

Grant round one: 31 August - 25 September 2020
Grant round two: 12 October - 06 November 2020
Grant round three: 26 April - 21 May 2021

For more information,please visit:
Papakura Small Grant

Information required with your application

As set out in the online application form.

Decision makers

Papakura Local Board

How notified

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

Accountability measures

The Papakura Local Board requires that all successful applicants:
• include the Papakura local board logo on their publicity and promotional material, with the words “funded by/part funded by Papakura Local Board”
• be available to work with Council staff on media coverage and provide at least one photograph of the event or activity

Additionally, successful applicants would be welcome to provide a verbal report at a Papakura Local Board business meeting. Ten minutes
at the start of the meeting can be set aside for a deputation or three minutes during public forum; please contact the local board’s Democracy Advisor to make arrangements.

The grants policy team will provide Papakura Local Board with an annual report and summary of outcomes achieved via the local grants programme

How paid

Direct Credit

Conditions of acceptance

The Papakura Local Board requires that all successful applicants:
• include the Papakura Local Board logo on their publicity and promotional material, with the words "funded by/part funded by Papakura Local Board'
• be available to work with Council staff on media coverage and provide at least one photograph of the event or activity.
Additionally, successful applicants would be welcome to provide a verbal report at a Papakura Local Board Business meeting. Ten minutes at the start of the meeting can be set aside for a deputation or three minutes during public forum; please contact the local board's Democracy Advisor to make arrangements.
The grants policy team will provide Papakura Local Board with an annual report and summary of outcomes achieved via the local grants programme.

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

For more information, contact papakuralocalboard@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Contact

Sara Chin
Community Grants Coordinator
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142
Phone: 09 301 0101
Email: sara.chin@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/