2022 Single-Year Community Grant Program in the New Zealand
Hamilton City Council is seeking applications for its Single-Year Community Grant Program to support small not-for-profit community organisations that deliver services, programmes and activities that benefit the social, cultural, arts and environmental wellbeing of communities in Hamilton.
The word ‘community’ is used in its broadest sense: it signals that single-year grants programme will support the social, cultural, arts and environmental wellbeing of Hamilton people and neighbourhoods.
Maximum grant $10,000.
Who will be given priority?
Organisations which meet the criteria as outlined in schedule 2 “Who can apply” and
Consideration will be given to the number of volunteer hours contributed and any in kind donations toward the project.
Preference will be given to organisations that have a total annual income under $500,000.
What will be funded?
Single-year community grants will fund organisations for:
Operating and administrative costs.
Programme development and implementation.
Community events and cultural festivals.
Equipment and resources that support the project or organisation.
Please note: this fund is for projects and activities taking place from April to January.
Who will not be funded?
Organisations who already receive a Hamilton City Council Multi-Year Community Grant.
Generally Council funds community organisations which:
are legally constituted not-for-profit community organisations (charitable trust or incorporated society). The applicant organisation must have a Trust Deed or Constitution with a minimum of three board or committee members. The applicant organisation must have been operating for a minimum of 12 months.
have the capacity to deliver the project as outlined in their application.
have good record keeping and operating practices e.g. annual accounts, minutes, 2 bank signatories.
provide services, programmes, activities or events within the Hamilton City boundary.
contribute to the social, arts, economic, cultural and environmental well-being of Hamiltonians.
agree to the terms and conditions of any potential grant as outlined in their grant agreement.
agree to provide further information on request.
agree to provide accountability for any funds received.
have accounted for any previous grants before any new grant application will be processed.
For more information, visit https://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/community-development/useful-info/communityfunding/Pages/Single-Year-Community-Grant.aspx