Marlborough District Council Community Grants

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Marlborough District Council Community Grants

Applying for a Marlborough District Council Community Grant

In 2020 the Community Grants fund was increased to $500,000 to assist organisations impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. This funding is to be allocated over two funding rounds:

Round 1 – Completed in May 2020 with a focus on support for organisations impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.

Round 2 – In this grant round there are two applications available – one being COVID-19 support and the other being the usual Council Community Grants. Please refer to the two criteria/information sheets below for detailed information.

Both applications in Round 2 close on October 30 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Sectors Eligible for Funding

Council will consider requests for funding from community organisations providing services in the following categories (in no order of priority):

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community Welfare and Social Services
  • Environment
  • Heritage
  • Sport and Recreation

Each application is considered on its merits using the criteria set out below with decisions made in the best interests of the local community.

Who can apply?

Organisations wanting to apply for funding assistance must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a not for profit organisation
  • Provide services to the wider community or specific sectors in the Marlborough community (any National or Regional organisation applying must refer specifically to Marlborough costings and benefit)
  • Be able to supply verified Annual Accounts

How to apply for a grant

Read through the information sheets below and then complete the relevant application form below. Please note that you must be logged in with an online services account to be able to apply for a grant.

Community Grants

Complete the Community Grant application form

COVID-19 Support Grants

Complete the COVID-19 Support Grant application form

More Information

If you require further information or assistance please contact:

Lyne Reeves
Community Development Manager
Phone: 03 520 7400


Jodie Griffiths
Community Development Support
Phone: 03 520 7400

Accounting for your grant

If your organisation is awarded funding, you will need to account for how you spend your grant.

Go to Community Grant accountability form