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Local Initiatives Fund 2017-18 (Round 2)

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 4:00PM 21 May 2018 (NZST).

Apply for Local Initiatives funding using our online grant application service, powered by SmartyGrants.

The Local Initiatives Fund is a great opportunity to develop new activities and initiatives that can make a real difference in Palmerston North. Read more on the Council website: Local Initiatives Fund


Closing date

Applications can be submitted until 4pm on Monday 21 May 2018.


Before you begin

Please read the information below to help you complete your application.

Download the Local Initiatives Fund guidelines [148KB pdf]

This guide tells you:

  • whether you are able to apply for Local Initiatives funding for your project
  • which projects and costs are eligible and ineligible
  • what information you will need to include in your application

If you've any questions about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact Rebecca Hofmann on 06 356 8199 or email  


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.