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The Fast Fund provides you with an opportunity to access funding more often to deliver small to medium-sized projects. 

The panel meets bi-monthly, and applications for up to $10,000 are discussed. Applications will remain open until the funding pool is exhausted.

Fast Fund - max $10,000

  • The panel will then meet to assess applications received for that month.
    • Round 1 - Closed - 10th July 2023
    • ​​​​​​​Round 2 - Closed - 10th September 2023
    • Round 3 - Closed 10th December 2023
    • Round 4 - Closed 10th February 2024
    • Round 5 - Closed 10th May 2024

Please check back later for confirmed funding dates for the remainder of 2024.

  • The deciding committee will meet after the closing date of each round to assess applications received.
  • Successful applicants will receive their funds by the 20th of the closing date month.

For support to make an application please contact:

Kelly Sim, Community Partnership Advisor

For support with Kaupapa Maori applications please contact:

Sara Bird, Wairoa

Mel Goodchild, Napier/Hastings/CHB