Horowhenua District Council is again inviting applications for funding from the Community Development Grant and Community Consultation Grant schemes it administers.

Applications to the grants for round two of the 2017/2018 financial year close at 5pm on Sunday 4 March 2018.

The Community Development Grant provides local non-profit organisations with funding for events, projects and operating costs. $25,000 is available in this funding round. Funding awarded varies, but the average grant issued is between $500 and $3000.

The Community Consultation Grant provides funding to resident and ratepayers associations. $5,250 is available in this round. Applications over $500 must be from associations that are formally constituted as an Incorporated Society.

For more information, criteria and to download application forms, visit www.horowhenua.govt.nz/grants or contact the Council on 06 366 0999 or enquiries@horowhenua.govt.nz.