Meridian Energy: West Wind Community Fund in New Zealand
Meridian Energy, a New Zealand power company is inviting applications from eligible applicants for the West Wind Community Fund. The West Wind Community Fund provides grants for projects in Makara, South Makara, Makara Beach and Takarau Gorge that support sustainable community development.
Meridian Energy reviews funding requests against the fund’s objectives and a set of selection criteria to help them decide if the project supports sustainable community development.
You can apply for funding if your project meets at least one of the West Wind Community Fund objectives.
Your project must:
promote environmental awareness and programs that sustain and improve the quality of the environment in the community
contribute to the sustainability of non-profit organizations or volunteer services
promote life-long learning opportunities for all
foster the development of opportunities for sporting, social and recreational activities
pro mote quality healthcare.
Your proposal must clearly outline what the outcomes and benefits of your project will be, and how your project will:
contribute directly to the community
generate benefits that do not currently exist
contribute long-term solutions to issues
foster the development of skills and capacity
demonstrate the ability to make effective use of the funds
have performance measures that focus on outcomes
provide promotional opportunities
use the fund to attract additional funding for the project
demo nstrate a sustainable future for the project beyond the support of the fund.
For more information, visit https://www.meridianenergy.co.nz/who-we-are/community-support/community-funds/west-wind