Community Event Fund

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The Community Event Fund supports grass-roots events which create opportunities to build and celebrate community pride and for our communities to connect and celebrate our diversity. Events contribute to Waipā being a great place to live and max​​imise our facilities and public spaces. The fund supports not-for-profit community organisations hosting inclusive, low-cost events in our community.

Applications for the 2019/20 funding round are now closed. 

Please note, if you are a previously successful applicant to the District Promotion or Community Event Fund committee you will need to have completed a post event report for that event to be eligible for this new funding round.

Download:  Waipa's Event Funds Post Event Report.docx

To find out more about these events and when they are being held, make sure you keep an eye on whatsonwaipa.co.nz as the events begin their promotion over the next year.

Holding an event in Waipā?

All event organisers intending to hold an event in the Waipā district also need to complete an event application form, whether or not they are successful in receiving a grant, or apply for a grant. This application form is included in the District Promotion Fund Application Pack and can be found here.

Free event promotion?

What's on Waipa has you covered! Head along to Waipā's only district-wide events calendar whatsonwaipa.co.nz and promote your event for free! The site offers promotion, venue ideas, and tips and tricks for a successful event.

All you need to do is sign up, list your event details, add a photo and it's good to go. You can also check out Waipā's organiser tool-kit for all the tips and tricks you need to know about holding an event in any of Waipā's towns.

For more information on the whatsonwaipa.co.nz​ email events@waipadc.govt.nz. ​

Page reviewed: 24 May 2019 4:13pm