Other Funding Resources

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


Other Funding Options

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


Funding Assistance

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.

We will also post links to useful information and events as they are available.

Event Planning - Accessibility(PDF, 92KB)

The Office for Disability Issues has provided this quick guide for planners to consider accessibility issues for attendees, with links for further information.