Tauranga City Council’s Community Development Match Fund is about helping groups deliver new initiatives that foster strong, innovative and vibrant communities, by contributing 50% of the project costs up to $10,000.
Match Fund purpose
Tauranga City Council recognises that the people of Tauranga are able to identify initiatives in their community that will improve wellbeing. As such, Council provides this Match Fund to support community projects that improve social, cultural and environmental wellbeing as expressed through the Principles of Support and Priority Communities.
The Match Fund at a glance
Who can apply?
- applications are welcomed from not-for-profit groups, communities of interest, tangata whenua organisations, informal and grassroots neighbourhood groups
- there are groups we don’t fund through the Match Fund.
What can get funded?
How much and when?
||Up to $1,000
||Up to $10,000
|When you can apply
||By 31 May and 10 November
|When you will get a decision
||Within three weeks of receipt of application
||Within two weeks of the Match Fund panel meeting
What about the 'Match' bit?
You need to provide a match of at least 50% of the total value of the project of
- in-kind support, or
- volunteer time, or
- money as your match.