Funding, Awards and Grants


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”.

Find out more and apply to the Invercargill City Council Community Wellbeing Fund

The Council also administers two funds, Creative Communities and Active Communities on behalf of other organisations.

Find out more and apply to the Creative Communities Invercargill

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

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