Community Funding

This page provides information about community funding provided by Porirua City Council, and funding available through Generosity New Zealand.

 

Porirua Community Outcomes Fund 2016-17

Porirua City Council recognises the important contribution by not-for-profit organisations to the well-being of the city and its residents. The Council makes funds available through two different funding schemes to community organisations to benefit the wider community: the Community Outcomes Fund and the Emergency Services Fund.

Group

Grant Amount

Agape Budgeting Services

$3,000

English Language Partners - Porirua

$1,093

House of Grace

$5,000

Kiwi Community Assistance

$4,584

Literacy Aotearoa Porirua

$4,000

Mana Special Needs Trust

$4,500

Mothers Network Wellington Inc

$1,000

Porirua Community Services Centre

$7,000

Porirua Living Without Violence

$4,500

Porirua Stroke Club

$600

Te Whare Tiaki Wahine

$2,500

Victim Support Porirua

$2,500

Volunteer Porirua

$12,000

Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation - Porirua

$2,500

Wesley Community Action - Porirua

$10,000

Whare Manaaki Inc,

$2,500

Total

$67,277

 

Porirua Emergency Services Fund

The Council’s base annual funding commitment to emergency services is $44,000. This support is to help ensure that the people of Porirua have emergency services available should the need arise. It is not a contestable fund and the recipient organisations are Wellington Life Flight Trust, Wellington Free Ambulance and Mana Volunteer Coastguard.

Group

Grant Amount $

Mana Volunteer Coastguard

$8,056

Wellington Free Ambulance

$30,000

Wellington Life Flight

$7,000

Total

$45,056


givME Database and givUS Database

Porirua City Council subscribes to Generosity new Zealand for the givUS and givME databases.

givUS logo. Click to go to Generosity NZ website. givUS (formerly FundView) lists more than 1,200 resource schemes for communities, volunteer organisations and clubs
givME logo. Click to go to Generosity NZ website. givME (formerly BreakOut) offers access to more than 4,000 scholarships and grants for individuals.

 

The information is updated regularly, is free and available online at the following locations: Porirua Central Library, phone (04) 237 1533; Citizens Advice Bureau, Phone (04) 237-8846; Whitford Brown Trust, phone (04) 236-8944.

Membership to the Porirua Library provides access to both funding databases from home. Please contact the Library on (04) 237 1533 if you are unsure how to access them.