We have two granting streams: General Grants and LIFT Grants.

General Grants

General Grants support groups that work to enhance the Wellington region and enrich the lives of the people who work and live here. General Grants is split in to Quick Response and Community Grants.

Quick Response Grants offer:

  • Up to $10,000
  • Decision within six weeks

Read more about Quick Response

Community Grants offer:

  • Grants between $10,000 and $50,000 (we usually grant between $15,000-25,000. If you’re applying for more than this you must speak with our Funding Manager first)
  • Decision usually within 10 weeks

Read more about Community Grants

LIFT Grants

LIFT is a spend down fund to support the professional development and capability of the not-for-profit sector in the wider Wellington region over the next 3-5 years. 

LIFT Grants offer:

  • Up to $5,000 per individual
  • Up to $10,000 per organisation
  • Decision within six weeks

Read more about LIFT Grants