The Coast Initiatives Fund (CIF) is allocated by Council to the Coast Community Board to spend on Coast ward projects (as per their criteria for applications) to ensure fair representation for all members of our community.
Value of the fund
1 - Deliberations on grant money applications will be
conducted by the Coast Community Board and must meet criteria approved by the
Board, see Application Criteria.
2 - Applications
must be received by the Ōpōtiki District Council a minimum of 3 weeks before
the Coast Community Board meets, at which a grant decision is required.
3 - Applications must be received in a timely fashion to
allow a grant decision to be made prior to the anticipated date of
expenditure for which funding is requested.
4 - Grant applications will only be considered from organisations
and not (an) individual(s).
5 - Applications will only be accepted from those
organisations that are established within the Coast ward. If such an
organisation proposes to provide assistance funding from a Coast Initiatives
Fund grant then the reasons shall be outlined in the application.
6 - Grant
money shall only be paid on submission of an invoice with a verified bank
account deposit form and GST number (if GST registered) details on the
1. The types of project/event which will be considered for funding are:
- The Model Standing Orders for meetings of the Opotiki District Council on the matter of pecuniary (i.e. financial) interest; and
- The Opotiki District Council Code of Conduct in regard to conflicts of interest.
How to apply
Need more information?
You can contact Annette Papuni-McLellan, Executive Support Officer, by phoning (07) 3153030 or emailing email@example.com