Funding criteria for Oreti


  • consideration will be given to all funding requests on a case by case basis
  • the board will give preference to applications that directly benefit the community board area and link to the community board plan outcomes
  • there is no cap on the amount applicants can request
  • co-funding is preferable, but not essential
  • more than one quote is preferable, but if not possible to get more than one quote an explanation why will be sufficient
  • applicants will be invited to speak to the board about their funding request
  • applicants do not have to be a legal entity to apply
  • applications from individuals will be considered on a case by case basis


A strong unified community creating plentiful opportunities and embracing innovate ideas to ensure an exciting future.

Community outcomes

  • a progressive and thriving economy creating opportunities for growth and development
  • a healthy, safe community with access to quality facilities, amenities and services
  • our infrastructure is efficient, cost effective and meets current and future needs
  • our natural and built environment is clean, healthy and attractive

Any queries to:

Gordon Crombie
Community Liaison Officer


You can submit the form by post to Southland District Council, PO Box 903, Invercargill 9840 or drop it into your nearest SDC office or email it to 

Closing dates: 31 March and 30 September

2 February 2023

Community Partnership Fund application form