Community Climate Fund
Applications are now open for the inaugural 2022/23 Community Climate funding round. Applications close at midday on 12 June 2023.
Community groups can apply for Community Climate funding for projects that align with the four overarching action areas of the Climate Action Plan.
- Community Empowerment
- Circular Economy
- 20-Minute Town
- Climate Resilient District
In addition, the Council will consider different types of climate change-related projects, including those that focus on education, mitigation, adaptation, art, and activism.
If you have questions about the fund or need help with your application you can come along to a drop-in session at the Library:
- Thursday 1 June, 5:30-6:30pm
- Tuesday 6 June, 10-11am
How to apply
Read the community climate fund information sheet (PDF, 1MB) – this outlines the Fund’s criteria and assessment process against which applications will be considered.
Complete the application form (PDF, 130KB).
Hard copies of the form are available at Masterton District Council’s Office, 161 Queen Street, or Masterton District Library.
Please send your completed application and supporting information to email@example.com by midday 12 June.
Who can apply?
Community groups, schools, and other education facilities that can show their project or initiative will benefit the Masterton District in relation to climate action.
Who can't apply?
Funding won't be allocated to projects from individual community members or Government agencies.
How much can we apply for?
The minimum amount of funding which can be granted to an application is $2,000. The maximum amount of funding that can be granted to an application is $20,000.
What does our application need to cover?
All applications must demonstrate how:
- the climate action project or activity will benefit the community and the Masterton District
- the climate action project or activity aligns with one or more of the Masterton District Climate Action Plan action areas, goals, and themes.
See the Climate Action Plan for action areas, goals and themes.