Skip to main content

Frequently
asked questions

Questions? Take a look at our frequently asked questions - you might find your answer here.

Loading...

QRG – We aim to give a response within two months of receiving a complete funding request.

CG – We aim to give a response within five months of receiving a complete funding request.

We will send an email to the primary contact to advise that a decision letter has been uploaded to your Funding Hub.

The information in your decision letter may include:

  • Decision of your funding request
  • Notification of any conditions relating to a decision
  • Payment details (if applicable)
  • Any reports that may be due relating to an approved grant.

Yes. A member of the funding team is available 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Call us on 0800 272 878, option 3.

From 1 April 2021, a meeting resolution will no longer be required with your request.

For applications for Quick Response funding (up to $25,000) one letter of support must be provided. This must be on applicable letterhead, signed, dated and no more than six months old, from a community organisation you work with. This must confirm what kind of reputation your organisation has beyond the service you provide and the benefits your service or programme delivered.

For applications for Community Grants (over $25,000), two letters of support are required. Both must be on applicable letterhead, signed, dated and no more than six months old; from community organisations you work with. These must confirm what kind of reputation your organisation has beyond the service you provide and the benefits your service or programme delivered. Where applicable, these may include:

  • letters from rūnanga/iwi trust board; 
  • regional/national organisation; 
  • council or government outlining how your project aligns to local, regional or national strategies. 

A letter of support from Heritage New Zealand is required if your funding request is for a heritage project, including building restoration. 

If you are unsure, please call us on 0800 272 878.

Only if the person is writing on behalf of a community organisation your organisation works or has worked with.
A list of documents to submit for a Quick Response Grant (QRG) or Community Grant (CG) request is available on our website.

NB: We do not accept letters from Mayors or MP’s. A letter of support from Heritage New Zealand is required if your funding request is for a heritage project, including building restoration.

If you are unsure, please call the funding support team on 0800 272 878, option 2.

If your organisation’s constitution, rules or trust deed stipulates that you must have compiled, reviewed or audited accounts, you must provide that report with your funding request. Please refer to the list of documents to submit on our website for a Quick Response Grant (QRG) or Community Grant (CG) request