This purpose of this fund is to help preserve and manage the natural heritage of the region – native plants and animals, threatened/significant ecosystems, outstanding landscapes and the natural character of waterways and the coast.
All year round – Opening again in 2024 (all funding currently allocated).
Single-year Grant supports not-for-profit community organisations that support small community led projects that are aligned with Council plans and strategies and contribute to the social wellbeing of the city by delivering community wide services.
It is envisaged that the fund be used to assist with physical works for heritage buildings, objects, natural vegetation, habitats, cultural or archaeological sites, whether the feature is in public or private ownership.
The Trust administers and distributes a contestable fund to work towards the restoration and protection of the health and wellbeing of the Waikato River for present and future generations (this forms the Trust’s objective).
The funding is divided into two categories with over $50,000 and under $50,000 projects
July -August 22nd, but check website. Can change annually
The Waikato District Council provides the Conservation Fund to assist private land owners undertaking conservation projects on their properties that are within the Waikato district boundaries.
All year round
E B Firth Charitable Trust
To support initiatives realating to NZ flora and fauna.
Variable. Generally $2000.00 grants.
Annually – closes 31 May.
Join the Forum
Any individual, community group or organisation interested and committed to protecting and restoring biodiversity can be a member of the Forum. It is free to join. You will get an invite to Forum events and receive information on biodiversity workshops, useful biodiversity information, access to other members for sharing knowledge and ideas and help with restoration projects. So contact us and become a member for no cost.