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Puketāpapa Local Board Strategic Relationship Grant 2019-2020

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 10:00PM 12 April 2019 (NZST).

The Puketāpapa Local Board has set the following amounts for their 2019/2020 Strategic Relationships Grant programme:

Puketāpapa Strategic Relationships Grant

  • Total funding pool of $102,000
  • Funding amount: $10,000 - $20,000 for one off projects
  • Multi-funding of $20,000 per year up to three years

The purpose of the Strategic Relationships Grant is to develop strategic relationships with organisations that demonstrate a clear track record of achievement. Priority will be given to community groups that are delivering on priority outcomes of the local board. The aim of the multi-year funding is to support recipients to increase their capacity, expand their activities and make faster progress towards financial sustainability. the Puketāpapa local board will consider entering multi-year funding relationships with a small number of organisations for a maximum of three years.

  • The local board is keen to build capacity in community groups to enable them to have a more strategic focus which includes organisational growth and collaboration.
  • The local board wants to achieve a breadth and depth of outcomes that will be of benefit to the Puketāpapa Local Board area (Royal Oak, Hillsborough, Lynfield, Roskill South, Waikowhai, Mt Roskill, Wesley and part of New Windsor) with this fund. 

Your application will need to align with a key outcome or priority that has been identified by the Puketāpapa Local Board. See the 2019/20 Strategic Relationships Grant terms of reference and refer to the Puketāpapa Local Board Plan for a list of these.

Proposals must be based, and benefit people in the Puketāpapa Local Board area. Preference will be given to community groups that have a track record of delivering services in this area.

Applications from regional groups must articulate the direct impact and outcomes for communities in Puketāpapa. 

The local board is looking to support local grass root organisations, not institutions or government agencies including schools.Preferred applicants must be legally constituted i.e. an incorporated society or charitable trust.

The Strategic Relationships Grant is not intended to replace funding that would otherwise be sourced from central government, for example Ministries.

We encourage groups to use the self assessment tool if you are applying for the multi-year funding. Click here for a copy of the self assessment tool

As part of the Expression of Interest process, we are holding two Strategic Relationship Grant Forums  to discuss the grant application process, and to answer any questions you might have.  

To learn more about the board’s priorities, to meet with a representative of the local board, or for further information about the guidelines, deadlines, and questions in the form please contact the strategic broker for Puketāpapa during business hours via email at  or phone 0272416179.

Click here to view the Strategic Relationships Grant 2019/20 Terms of Reference before starting your application form.

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