There are several funding opportunities currently available for owners of heritage buildings, including owners of heritage buildings which are earthquake-prone.
Next round closes 3 March 2023.
City Centre Built Heritage Fund
Provides funding to owners of select heritage buildings, including:
a) owners of heritage buildings located within the City Centre Heritage Area for façade enhancements (cleaning, repainting, and verandah repairs); and
b) owners of priority heritage resources (as identified in the 2019 City Centre Heritage Strategy) for maintenance, protection, conservation and adaptive re-use projects.
City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund
Provides funding to owners of recognised heritage buildings (either Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Category 1 or 2 or Locally Significant with our District Plan) located within the City Centre Heritage Area.
City Centre Repainting Fund
Provides funding to owners of recognised heritage buildings located in the City Centre Heritage Area for painting and associated works.
Funding From Other Organisations
Provides funding for conservation and preservation of privately-owned Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings.
Provides funding to non-profit organizations (no private owners) for plans, reports and one-off projects that will protect, conserve and promote New Zealand’s heritage.
Provides funding via loans to owners of local Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings, as well as those identified as ‘Locally Significant’ on our District Plan.
Provides funding to Southland non-profit organizations (no private owners) for projects that support Heritage New Zealand Category 1 buildings.
Provides funding to both private building owners and non-profit organizations for projects that support and benefit elderly people living in Southland.
Provides funding to local non-profit organizations (no private owners) for cultural purposes that benefit the community.