A fund to support projects for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi is open for applications.
The Porirua City Council Young People’s Fund is available for projects and initiatives that will have a significant impact on children and young people living in our city.
Funding available is for up to six grants of $6000 each, available as a one-off payment. Priority will be given for projects that fall into one of three focus areas: diversity and inclusion, the environment, and health and wellbeing.
Groups of young people can apply for funding with support form an organisation that will guide the project, such as a school or a local not-for-profit group.
Successful projects that received grant funding in the 2022 round included:
“Funding for projects like these help our young people to learn and grow, and fits in with Council’s strategic priority of keeping children and young people at the heart of our city,” says Porirua Mayor Anita Baker.
Applications for the fund are now open and close on Friday 13 October. Guidelines on the fund and application forms can be found on the Porirua City website here.
28 Sep 2023