We have detailed below a range of funds available for predator control groups in Wellington.
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|
|Greater Wellington Community Environment Fund||Supports community groups to restore, maintain and protect native ecosystems.||Up to $10,000||Aug-Sept|
|Upper Hutt City Council Community Grants||For community groups either working in Upper Hutt or for community organisations that benefit the residents of Upper Hutt.||Community grant to $49k, Regional grant $37k||1 June 17 - 31 July 17|
|Wairarapa Trust House Foundation||Organisations, or branches of National organisations, that have an association or communal interest with the communities in which Trust||Varies||21 May, 16 July, 17 Sept, 5 Nov|
|Johnsonville Charitable Trust||Preference to fund projects that give benefits to the communities within the Trust area.||February, May, August and November|
|Meridian West Wind Community Fund||Provides grants for projects in Makara, South Makara, Makara Beach and Takarau Gorge that support sustainable community development.||Bi-annually between May - September|
|Wellington Community Trust||Support initiatives that ensure the long-term preservation of the regions environment and history.||Over 5K apply, if over 20K contact funding manager before applying.||3 funding rounds per year|
|Wellington City Council Natural Environment Fund||Supports community environmental projects that help grow the city's natural capital||Varies||3 rounds per year|