CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

Applications for the Summer 2021 funding have now closed and are being collated for the Panel's evaluation in March.   

Expressions of Interest for the Winter 2021 funding round are open until 11:59pm Friday 30 April 2021. Go to Apply to the CommunityCare Fund for the funding criteria and the webform to submit an Expression of Interest.  


Winter 2020 funding round

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 14 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive a grant in the Winter 2020 round.

The successful projects are listed below and were selected from 47 Full Applications. The grants totalled $302,605.


Amount Granted

Council  Area

Project Name

The Wildlife Hospital Trust (aka the Wildlife Hospital, Dunedin)



Critical Care Equipment 

Te Pae Tata - Ruapehu Community Learning and Tech Hub



Installation of a new fire alarm system

The Cause Collective



Marae-led regenerative approach to the urban food system 

Te Miro Settlers Hall Incorporated



Safe Drinking Water Project

Onehunga Business Association (Incorporated)



Onehunga Wall Murals Project

Horowhenua SuperGrans Incorporated (trading as Skills4Living)



Second hand electric vehicle

Kaiapoi Gray Raven Scout Group



Kaiapoi Gray Raven Scout Den Repair

Ridgeview School



Ridgeview School Pool Repair

Parkwood Retirement Village


Kapiti Coast

Shade sails and awnings

Te Aroha Pā Marae



New wharekai

Pareraho Forest Trust


Hutt City

Predator Free Pareraho

Otara Rugby League and Sports Club Inc.



Ngati Ōtara Sports Complex Project

Boulcott School


Hutt City

Replace main playground shade sail cover

Māoriland Charitable Trust


Kapiti Coast

Māoriland Kai Collective & Market: establish a kitchen in a shipping container