Project Funding


COVID-19 Orange level information

Marlborough is at the Orange level of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (the traffic light system). See information relating to Council services under this alert level.

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Project Funding

Fund Objectives

To help with economic growth and restoring activity in Marlborough lost due to the impact of COVID-19. Specifically projects and initiatives should address one or more of the following:

  • Help industries and groups who have been hit by the effects of COVID-19
  • Re-design and innovate economic activity that addresses short and long term opportunities
  • Help create jobs or retain jobs for the region
  • Create a positive and inspiring experience/environment that helps drive people into CBDs and townships
  • Help drive economic growth and recovery
  • Help build a positive feeling and ‘can-do’ attitude for businesses to regain energy for renewal
  • Help create new opportunities for businesses and industry sectors

A strong focus will be on the sectors which have been affected hardest (identified in the TEAM Phase 1 report):

  • Young people under 30 years
  • Older workers 50 years and up
  • Tourism, Retail and Hospitality
  • Construction industry
  • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Drought affected East Coast businesses