Tuesday 20 February 2018 8:12pm

Cyclone Gita - Update 002 A state of emergency has been declared in the Nelson Tasman region following the significant continuing impact from Cyclone Gita. Tasman District Council Mayor Richard Kempthorne signed the declaration at 7:20 pm. Further flooding in Takaka likely:Following significa...

State of Emergency Declared in Nelson Tasman

Cyclone Gita Information

We'll be posting regular updates on Cyclone Gita for Tasman residents. Civil Defence Centres are open in Motueka, Takaka, Marahau and Nelson.

Read the latest storm update

Available Grants & Funding

This section provides information on all the grants, awards and scholarships that Tasman District Council administers.

Community Grants - Grants from Rates

Application form and guide for Community Grants from Rates.

Tasman Creative Communities Scheme

Details of the Creative Communities arts funding scheme. Application forms.

Heritage Building Restoration Initiatives Fund

Motueka Community Board Discretionary Fund

Outstanding Community Service Awards

Rivers and Stream Management Fund

A fund to support waterway fencing projects.

Special Grants Fund

Funding criteria and how to apply to the Special Grants Fund.

Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund

Application form and guide for Community Grants from Rates.

Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund

Tasman $200

Details of this youth-focused grant scheme.

Other Funding Assistance

Other Assistance

Library Resources

The Council subscribes to two funding databases available through your library. They are free to use - either in a library or from home with your library card and PIN. These grants are not administered by the Tasman District Council.

  • givMe - for study, scholarships and professional development
  • givUS - tailor-made searches for grants, awards and other funding based on your location, what you need the money for, your organisation type and more.