Northern Community Partnership Fund


Closing dates

  • 28 February
  • 31 August

The board will have the discretion to consider applications outside
of funding rounds as requested and if funding is available.

Total funding available for 2020/2021 - $31, 542


  • 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
  • two quotes are preferable for capital works, but if it is not possible to get more than one quote and explanation why will be sufficient
  • if possible applicants are to come to a board meeting and speak to their application
  • groups do not have to be a legal entity to apply, and individuals will be considered on a case by case basis


The Northern area of Southland will be a healthy, caring, connected, vibrant,
welcoming, diverse and progressive community.

Community outcomes

  • a progressive and flourishing economy creating opportunities for growth and
  • employment. 
  • a safe and healthy community with access to quality facilities and services
  • a connected, involved and thriving community.

Any queries to:

Kathryn Cowie
Community Liaison Officer


Download and complete the application form [PDF, 618 KB].

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