Wellington funds

Below is a list of funds available for predator control groups in Wellington.

Other funding options may be found on Generosity New Zealand, an online portal which provides a comprehensive list of funds (not just on conservation). It is available on a subscription basis or it can be accessed free through your local library (you just need your library card).

Fund nameAboutAmount availableFunding rounds
Greater Wellington Community Environment Fund Supports community groups to restore, maintain and protect native ecosystems.Up to $10,000Aug-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 $37k1 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 TrustVaries21 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 region‰s 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 capitalVaries3 rounds per year
GWRC biodiversity funding & supportSupport available to residents in the Greater Wellington region to reach environmental goals.VariesVaries