We have detailed below a range of funds available for predator control groups in Canterbury.
There is also an online portal which provides a comprehensive list of funds (not just focusing on conservation) called Generosity New Zealand. It is available on a subscription basis or it can be accessed free through your local library (you just need your library card).
Please note: this list of funds is not exhaustive and if you know of any others, please email us.
|Fund name||About||Amount available||Funding rounds|
|Christchurch Biodiversity Fund||Support biodiversity projects within the Christchurch City Coucil boundary||Up to $200,000||2 rounds closing 1 May and 1 Dec|
|Environment Canterbury Biodiversity Fund||Any individual, landowner, community, conservation or recreational group that seeks to protect or restore indigenous plants or animals and their habitat, waterways, wetlands and dunes can apply for the Immediate Steps fund.||Varies||All year|
|Rata Foundation||Provides funding for groups that build strong, connected, healthy, happy and prosperous communities||Varies||All year|
|Rakaia Catchment Environmental Fund||Assists projects within the Rakaia River catchment that are designed to enhance the cultural, ecological, and biological health of, and recreational opportunities within the catchment||Varies||2 rounds closing 31 Jan and 31 July|