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Other Funding and Resources

Find what other sources of funding and assistance you may be able to access to bring your project to life!

Far North District Council has Funding Advisors that are well placed to help you with your funding applications.  You can email us at funding@fndc.govt.nz or call us on 0800 920 029 and ask to speak with a Funding Advisor at any time. We can walk through your project with you and give advice on how you can make your vision a reality.

A number of funding opportunities are available to the Far North District.  Some of these are listed below for you - please note you need to contact them directly to discuss your project, as this funding is not administered by Far North District Council. .

Step 1. Foundation North

Foundation North was previously known as the ASB Trust and offers a number of funding opportunities.  They are one of the few funders who will also consider covering operating expenses and salaries.  Visit their website at https://www.foundationnorth.org.nz/ for further information.

Step 2. Pub Charities

Funding from Pub Charities comes from gaming machines at associated venues.  You can visit their website at https://www.pubcharitylimited.org.nz/ for further information.

Step 3. Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs administers a number of different funding opportunities, including the  Lottery Grants BoardMātauranga Māori Marae Ora Fund and Safer Communities Fund, as well as a number of other funds.  You can find out more on their page at  https://www.communitymatters.govt.nz/log-in-here.

There are a number of groups that provide services and support that may be free to access.  Some are specific to a ward or area with the district, some are available to everyone.

Step 1. General

Event Planning

If you are planning an event, the Office for Disability Issues has provided this quick guide for planners to consider accessibility issues for attendees, with links for further information.

Event Planning - Accessibility

Step 2. Kaikohe-Hokianga Ward

Hokianga Harbour Care

Tiaki Nga Wai o Hokianga (Hokianga Harbour Care - https://www.hokiangaharborcare.co.nz/) are working to improve the health of the Hokianga Harbour by restoring the health of waterways and catchments that flow into the harbour.  If you live in the Hokianga area, they may be able to help you with fencing and riparian planting along waterways that lead to the harbour.

You can contact them through their webpage, email them at tiakingawaiohokianga@gmail.com or visit them on Facebook at Tiaki Nga Wai o Hokianga

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Last updated: 22 Apr 2024 7:17pm