Community Funding Expression of Interest

Submissions are now being accepted.


Welcome to our online grant application service, powered by SmartyGrants.


Before you begin

This form helps us advise on which fund is right for you, before you go through the process of filling out a full application. You can view the full list of available funds on the Council's community funding pages.

Please fill out this form and someone will be in touch with you shortly.

For help, contact the Community Funding Coordinator on 06 356 8199 or


Having technical difficulties?


Saving your application

Please ensure you save as you go.

If you wish to save a partially completed application, select 'save' and log out.

When you log back in go to the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen.  You'll find a list of all applications you've started or submitted.

You also have the option to download your application by clicking on the 'Download' button located at the bottom of the last page of the application form.