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.
ICC Heritage Fund Allocation 2019/2020
ICC Heritage Fund Allocation 2020/2021
ICC Heritage Fund Allocation 2021/2022
ICC Heritage Fund Allocation 2022/2023
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.
Application – City Centre Built Heritage Fund
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.
Application – City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund – Professional Advice
Application – City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund – Strengthening Works
City Centre Repainting Fund
Provides funding to owners of recognised heritage buildings located in the City Centre Heritage Area for painting and associated works.
Guidelines – City Centre Repainting Fund
Application – City Centre Repainting Fund (print and post) or
Application – City Centre Repainting Fund (email as an attachment)
Funding From Other Organisations
National Heritage Preservation Incentive Fund (Heritage NZ)
Provides funding for conservation and preservation of privately-owned Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings.
Lottery Environment and Heritage Grants
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.
Southland Heritage and Building Preservation Trust
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.