Community Development Grant

The Horowhenua Community Development Grant provides funding to community not-for-profit or voluntary organisations for Community and Social development programmes that support innovative solutions to community driven needs.

These programmes must also contribute to the Horowhenua District Council’s Strong Communities Ngā Hapori Kia Kaha – Community Wellbeing Strategy 2021-2024. The vision of this strategy is for Horowhenua to be a safe, vibrant, inclusive and connected community.

Funding available

The Horowhenua Community Development Grant will make available an amount of $60,000.00 in two funding rounds in the 2021-2022 financial year as follows:

  • Round 1 opens 1 August 2021 and closes at 5pm on the 31 August 2021, (Note: Round 1 projects cannot begin before November 2021)
  • Round 2 opens 1 February 2022 and closes at 5pm on the 31 March 2022, (Note: Round 2 projects cannot begin before May 2022).


Community Development Grant Criteria 2021/2022(PDF, 145KB)