This page provides information about community funding provided by Porirua City Council, and funding available through Generosity New Zealand.
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 the Community Outcomes Fund.
Community Outcomes Fund - the grant allocations for 2015/2016 were decided by the PCC Community Grants Subcommittee on 27 July 2015. A list of recipients will be available on 28 August 2015.
Community Funding Policy 2012 - a review of the policy will shortly be undertaken. A Terms of Reference and time frame will be posted when confirmed.
givME Database and givUS Database
Porirua City Council subscribes to Generosity new Zealand for the givUS and givME databases.
||givUS (formerly FundView) lists more than 1,200 resource schemes for communities, volunteer organisations and clubs
||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.