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Source: Porirua City Council 

Porirua City Council’s Young People’s Fund is open for applications.
The fund offers grants for projects or initiatives that will have a significant impact on children and young people living in our city
There are two tiers of funding available – one for larger or long-term projects, and the other for smaller community projects.
Under tier one funding there are two grants available of $50,000 a year, for up to three years.
Tier two funding offers five or six grants of $6000 as a one-off payment
Priority will be given for projects that fall into one of three focus areas – diversity and inclusion, the environment, or health and wellbeing.
Groups of young people can apply, but with the support of an organisation that will guide the project – this could be a school or local not-for-profit group.
Porirua Mayor Anita Baker said the grants are designed to help our tamariki and rangatahi get ahead and encouraged people to apply.
“We are a young city and empowering our young people to flourish will always be a priority for Porirua.”
On the subject of funding, Porirua City is holding a Funding Expo this week, to support community organisations to make connections and meet with funders from a wide variety of organisations, as well as central and local government.
The free expo is on Wednesday 13 October, from 1-7pm at the Performing Arts Studio at Pātaka. No bookings are needed, just pop in whenever suits. Covid-19 protocols will be in place to keep everyone safe.