Fund View is New Zealand's primary source of information about funding for voluntary organisations and contains over 600 different funding schemes. It includes funding from the government, local authorities, statutory and philanthropic trusts, gaming trusts and some service organisations.
Fund View is a searchable database that will give you the best matches of funding you are eligible for in terms of criteria along with closing dates, application requirements and contact details.
All existing Auckland Council funding schemes that have been available for the 2011/2012 financial year will continue to be available for the 2012/2013 financial year.
Frances Hayton Environmental Funding and Contract Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org or 09 624 4745
Courtney Gallen Environmental Funding Co-ordinator email@example.com or 09 427 3779
ASB Community Trust
We support projects and organisations that preserve and promote the physical and cultural heritage of our region. Closing dates: April 1 and August 1
Ministry for the Environment Funding
Community groups are now able to access funding to kick start their environmental projects. The Community Environment Fund will help community groups all over the country initiate practical programmes that will improve New Zealand's environment.
- Community Environment Fund (CEF)
- Waste Minimisation Fund
- Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund
- Environmental Legal Assistance Fund
For information on the Community Environment Fund, please click here.
Lottery Environment and Heritage Grant
This committee makes grants for projects that promote, protect and conserve New Zealand's natural, physical and cultural heritage.
Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) OPEN
For Auckland two of these priorities for 2011 are:
• Promotion of community and environment well-being
• Promoting volunteering
Opens Wednesday 1st June and closes Wednesday 27th July 2011
Nga Whenua Rahui
The Lion Foundation's funding policy is structured to ensure that many different community causes can benefit. Funding is shared between the areas of community, which includes arts, culture, heritage and environment (30%), health (20%), sport (35%) and education (15%). Value Grants vary, but the average size of Lion Foundation grants is $7,500. Only non-profit bodies may apply anytime. Click here for more information.
WWF Environmental Education Action Fund
Effective environmental education is about education in, about and for the environment. It doesn't reach its full potential until learners have personalised their knowledge, made decisions on how to address issues, and reflected on that action.