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Source: Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council set up a Covid-19 Relief Fund last year to support community groups who may have experienced an increase in demand or a loss of income because of the pandemic.

We’ve now widening this fund to include individuals and businesses delivering a community event that was impacted by Covid-19. The limit per application has also increased from $5000 to $10,000 for each application (maximum of $20,000 a year per applicant).

“We know that the needs of lockdown last year have shifted, with Level 2 changes affecting events into 2021. We want to make sure everyone has a fair opportunity to receive the support offered by this fund,” Chief Customer Officer Chris Dyhrberg says.

To be eligible for fund help, those who apply should have:

* Experienced an increase in demand for services because of Covid-19
* Seen a loss of anticipated income because of Covid-19
* Experienced unexpected costs due to Covid-19.

Our website Covid-19 Relief Fund page has more information, including fund guidance and an application form.