Find out how to apply for a Mayoral grant for charity events or participation in national and international competitions where you're representing Te Awa Kairangi and Aotearoa.
About Mayoral grants and donations
The Mayor’s Office has a small budget that can be used to help support Lower Hutt residents with:
- charity events
- participation in national and international competitions where they are representing Te Awa Kairangi and Aotearoa.
Please note that all applicants must be one of the following:
- a resident of Hutt City
- a group based in Hutt City
- hosting an event in Hutt City.
What we fund
There are two types of grants you can apply for:
- NZ Representatives and Hutt City Regional Representatives
- Charity events.
How to apply
Apply for a Mayoral Grant or Donation online
What happens after you apply
The Mayor’s decides who to fund.
Who received grants in 2020/21
NZ Representatives and Lower Hutt Regional Representatives
|5 May 2021||Naenae Primary School Kapa Haka Group||$2000.00||To assist with travel costs to the Manu Kuratahi national competition|
|8 March 2021||Glenette Marching Club||$650.00||To compete at the New Zealand Marching Championships in Dunedin|
|Total Funding Granted||$2650.00|
|11 December 2021||Hutt City New Life Trust||$200.00||To help provide food for the Walk Through Kai Collective in Naenae|
|26 October 2021||Birthright Hutt Valley||$500.00||To help provide food hampers to those in need over the Christmas period|
|25 May 2021||Kura Kai||$800.00||To provide food and meal trays for students at Naenae College and Wainuiomata School who do not have access to evening meals|
|12 May 2021||Arakura School||$250.00||To pay for transport for students to visit the Hutt City Council Admin Building|
|8 December 2020||Amma NZ||$50.00||To support a music tribute concert to the late SP Balasubrahmanyam who has recently passed away due to COVID-19|
|7 December 2020||Stokes Valley Foodbank||$100.00||To support their initiative to provide 60 Christmas gift boxes to children in need|
|4 December 2020||Nourish Trust||$113.34||To provide food for Christmas hampers to be given to families in need|
|Total Funding Granted||$2013.34|