Vibrant Communities Grant

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Vibrant Communities Grant ($10,000)

As an initiative of Council’s Pride and Vibrancy Action Plan, the Vibrant Communities Grant was introduced in 2015 to support projects that build a sense of vibrancy in the Horowhenua District. 

Each financial year the Grants and Funding Subcommittee of Council determines the strategic priorities of the fund and how it will be administered at its first meeting of the year (August). The inaugural fund (2016/2017) supported the painting of the fences at Solway Park.

For 2017/2018 the Grants Subcommittee announced that the fund be directed towards Interactive and intergenerational projects. 

Vibrant Communities Grant Criteria 2017-2018.pdf(PDF, 140KB)

The 2017-18 Grant welcomed applications for initiatives that create a link between generations or involve people from different generations working together.

Applications were invited for interactive/intergenerational initiatives that:

  • Are an activity, program or development that will create a link between generations or involve people from different generations working together.
  • See people from different generations work together to achieve the initiative.
  • Attract people’s attention, generate interest, encourage interaction, viewing, physical touch and movement
  • Contribute to a sense of community.

Applications closed

Applications closed at 5:00pm on 4 March 2018.