If you have a project or an event and are seeking partial financial assistance, there are a number of funding opportunities available to help make it happen.


Fundview is a searchable database system which can assist you to source possible funding options available to you for your project. 

Fundview is available at Te Kauwhata, Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Tuakau and Raglan libraries and also at Waikato District Council's Ngaruawahia office.

The following funding is available from or through Council:

Waikato District Council Discretionary Grants Fund

This funding is available for projects happening in Huntly, Taupiri, Raglan, Tuakau or Ngaruawahia and the rural wards of the Waikato district. The application must be made on the prescribed form, with a decision made by the appropriate Community Board.  

The fund is now open.  Applications to the fund will close on the first Friday of February 2016.

Discretionary funding guidelines

Discretionary funding application form

Creative Communities New Zealand Funding Scheme

This funding is available for projects happening in the Waikato District Council rating area. Any application must be made on the prescribed form and decisions are made by a committee of ten people. 

Note:  The fund is now open.  Applications to the fund will close on the second Friday of February 2016.

Creative Communities Scheme guidelines

Creative Communities Scheme application form


Heritage funding

The Waikato District Council provides the Heritage Assistance Fund to assist with the conservation, restoration and protection of valued heritage items within the Waikato district  boundaries that are not council-owned. This funding is available on a three-yearly cycle. The fund has now closed.


Conservation funding

This funding is available for private land owners undertaking larger scale conservation projects on their properties. 

For more information on funding call 0800 492 452 or email us.

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