Community Environment Fund (2020)
The Community Environment Fund supports community groups to restore, maintain and protect native ecosystems.
This round of funding is for projects in Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and surrounding catchment area - from Churton Park to Pukerua Bay and inland of Pauatahanui.
Apply to this fund if you have a project in this area that will improve ecosystems, benefit the harbour, involve the wider community, and spread the word about the importance of your work.
Volunteer community groups can apply for funding to support environmental projects that are:
Groups can apply for up to $10,000 each year for up to three years, to fund:
This fund is not for paying salaries or wages of people involved in the project.
Find out about other projects that have been supported by this fund.
Priority will be given to projects that will:
Applications open – Monday 17 August
Applications close – extended to 5pm Monday 5 October
Successful applications announced – by Monday 9 November
We have experienced some technical difficulties with our online application form. Please email your application, and any additional photos, maps or other supporting information to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm Monday 5 October.
All successful applicants will need to complete a short restoration plan and a brief annual report on how the allocated funds were spent and what was achieved.
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Contact us if you need advice on your project, such as the best plant species for your site and how to control pest plants and animals.
For more information, or to discuss your application, email Jo Fagan at email@example.com.