Community Funding

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 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.