Mayoral grants and donations

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.

Eligibility criteria

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

Date Recipient Amount Reason
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  

Charity events

Date Recipient Amount Reason
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

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