Grants, Funding and Awards

This section details the grants, funds and awards available to the community through the Council and other local body organisations.

Civic & Community Award Nominations 2017

Civic Awards are a way to recognise the contribution many of our residents put into helping make our district a vibrant, diverse and thriving community.  Wellington Airport Community Awards are a way to recognise groups or an organisation that help mak...

Community Board Grants

Each of the four Community Boards has one or more grant schemes

Community Grants

A total of $40,000 has been allocated in 2016 to 29 Kāpiti community groups. Grants are made available to support community based projects, programmes and events that contribute to achieving positive social outcomes and contribute to community wellbein...

Creative Communities Scheme

We accept applications twice in each financial year for Creative New Zealand funding, under the Creative Communities Scheme.

Funding for major events

The Council is seeking funding applications from organisations and businesses for major events in the district.   Consideration will be given to major events that : have a distinct Kāpiti Coast flavour showcase Kāpiti Coast’s positive attributes, so...

Shout Out Awards

Congratulations to our 2015 Shout Out Award winners! The awards pay tribute to a number of young people in Kāpiti who have made a real difference in their own lives, their schools, workplaces and in the wider community. The talent, committment and...

Wellington Community Trust

Nominations are now open for the annual Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. Wellington Community Trust is an independent funder receiving applications from not-for-profit community organisations in the wider Wellington region which includes...