Oreti Community Partnership Fund



  • 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


Download and complete the application form [PDF, 479 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.