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Puketāpapa Local Board Neighbours Day 2020 Grants

Submissions are now being accepted. Submissions close at 5:00PM 23 February 2020 (NZDT).

IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.

Before you begin

Welcome to the Auckland Council online grant application service, powered by SmartyGrants.

The Puketāpapa Local Board has partnered with Neighbourhood Support Auckland City Inc. to provide small grants of up to $200 to help communities celebrate and take part in Neighbours Day Aotearoa March 27-April 5 2020. Events can take place between 27 March to 12 April 2020, and all activities must be held in the Puketāpapa Local Board area.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 23 February 2020

This fund is for Neighbours Day activities and events to be held on Neighbours Day March 27-April 5 2020. Activities and events need to encourage social connection and promote stronger, safer neighbourhoods.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants may apply for funds up to $200 that are awarded based on the following criteria:

  • the applicant must be a resident of the Puketāpapa local board area
  • the event is planned to take place between 27 March to 12 April 2020 
  • ten or more households in your street are invited to participate
  • grant funding is not used towards the purchase of alcohol 
  • the activity or event is a street-based activity for your street neighbours and takes place in the Puketāpapa local board area (one event per street) 
  • grant funding and events are not to be used to promote business, religious ministry or political purposes
  • Accountability: applicants must be able to take photos of the event and provide these to Neighbourhood Support by 19 April 2020, with some information on what made the event a success.

If you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for funding, please complete this form and submit online by 5pm on 23 February 2020.


  • applicants must be able to take photos of the event and provide these to Neighbourhood Support by 19 April 2020, with some information on what made the event a success
  • Applications may be ineligible where accountability reports of funded activities have not been completed

Visit the official Neighbours Day Aotearoa website for inspiration and resources.

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact us on 09 301 0101 during business hours or email and quote your application number.

You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please ensure you save as you go. If you need more help using this form, download the Help Guide for Applicants or check out Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Saving your draft application

  • If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.
  • You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button located at the bottom of the last page of the application form.

Submitting your application

  • You will find a Review and Submit button at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. You need to review your application before you can submit it.
  • Once you have reviewed your application you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed.
  • When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email you used to register.

If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.

Completing an application in a group/team

  • A number of people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. Ensure you save as you go.