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Invercargill City Council provides as well as administers different types of community funding. This page has links to further information about funding, awards and scholarships.

The Council allocates community funding through the Community Wellbeing Fund which has the goal that successful applications fit into the vision that Council has agreed for our City “Our City with Heart – He Ngākau Aroha”.

 

Community Wellbeing Fund

The Community Wellbeing Fund supports projects and events which enhance the social, cultural, environmental and economic wellbeing of the City, as well as supporting the Council’s vision to create “Our city with heart – He Ngākau Aroha”.

Explore some of the successful projects that have received funding:

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Creative Communities

The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is for arts and cultural projects and is administered by the Council on behalf of Creative New Zealand.

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Community Wellbeing Fund

Invercargill City Council is excited to announce the opening of the Community Wellbeing Fund.

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Active Communities Invercargill

Funding in the form of a grant or loan is available for sport, fitness and active leisure activities.

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Creative Communities Invercargill

The Creative Communities scheme is for arts and cultural projects and is administered by the Council on behalf of Creative New Zealand

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Awards

These awards honour Invercargill performers who have achieved national and international recognition in performing arts

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Grants

Scholarships Music Arts Murihiku administers the music scholarship. O’Byrne/Jones Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship of $1,000 is available to students of the piano who want to pursue advanced studies. Southland students or students who have resided in Southland for a substantial period of time and who have attained Grade VIII qualifications are eligible to apply. Applications close on Wednesday […]

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Southland Newcomer Leadership Scholarship

Invercargill City Council, Southland District Council, and Gore District Council are proud supporters of the Southland Leadership Academy programme. Our Southland Newcomer Leadership Scholarship supports newcomers in the Southland region to grow their leadership skills so they are well positioned to be leaders in our business, community and not-for-profit sectors. The scholarship is available to […]

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