Vibrant Communities Grant

Levin Adventure Park Mural.

The Horowhenua Vibrant Communities Grant aims to support one-off celebratory, educational, competitive, commemorative or exhibitive projects and events that help specific community groups to celebrate their identity and share them with the wider community.

These projects and events 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 Vibrant Communities Grant will make available an amount of $20,000.00 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 31st March 2022, (Note: Round 2 projects cannot begin before May 2022)

Criteria & Accountability Form

Horowhenua Vibrant Communities Grant Criteria - 2021-2022(PDF, 246KB)