Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021

The Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021 round is now open. 

Applications will close on 18 October 2020 and a decision will be made in early December. 

The maximum grant is $40,000 from a total of $295,000 available.

Only regional projects for these grants. Funding is not available for local projects, general operational costs, or individuals. For information on eligibility and what the programme supports, see About the Regional Community Development Grants Programme webpage.

The purpose of these grants is to support initiatives that will help create a strong, inclusive, and fair society that ensures opportunities for all Aucklanders. We recognize that this is now more important than ever. The grant will prioritise communities who need us most. In addition, priorities will be applications that:

  • Achieve Māori aspirations
  • Support diversity
  • Support social innovation 
  • Support transformative social change
  • Support community-led placemaking
  • Build organizational capacity and capability

Please find the link to create your application here:

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Catherine George ( after 7 September 2020, or send any urgent queries to Sam Mills (