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Waste Minimisation Community Project/Initiative Grant Application

Waste Minimisation Community Project/Initiative Grant application must be submitted using the online form; late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Dunedin City Council Community Waste Minimisation Project/Initiative Grant ($5000 maximum application)

Important Information About Applying For A Grant

  • Please complete one application form for each project and attach ALL supporting documents to this form.
  • Read the Waste minimisation grants guidelines and information
  • Applicants should also be familiar with Dunedin City Council's Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2013 -
  • We strongly advise that you contact the Waste Minimisation Officer at the Dunedin City Council on 03 477 4000 before you complete the application.
  • If you have received a Waste Minimisation grant before and have not completed the Report Back Form for it, you will not be able to apply for another grant from us. Please complete the Waste Minimisation Contestable Fund Accountability Form

Waste Minimisation Community Project/Initiative Grant: 2 x funding rounds $15,000 per round, total annual budget $30,000, up to $5,000 per application, minimum of 30% contribution (volunteer hours are applicable).

Deadline for applications is 5pm on the last Friday in March and September.

Applications for the Waste Minimisation Community Project/Initiative Grant close at 5.00pm on Friday 29 March.

  • About this form and contact email address

    About this online form: You can start this application form now and finish it later and you can do this as many times as you need to.

    To start to this form, tell us your email address. When you use the 'Save Progress and Exit' button, we will save your application and send you an email to this email address. Please do not use any formatting in the field - enter only the email address

    There will be a link and password in the email we send you. Please use the link to go back to the form and finish it. Retain this email so you can save and return to the form as required. When you return to the form please check that any files you have attached are still listed.

    Using the Save Progress and Exit option does not submit an application for consideration - you must use the SUBMIT button for the application to be submitted for consideration.

    When you have finished and use the SUBMIT button we will send you an email to confirm we have received the application. A copy of your application will be included in the email, please keep this email for your records. If you do not receive an email from us or have any problems sending us your application, please contact us.

    Please ensure you allow pop-ups for this browser while completing this form as error messages for some question fields appear as pop-ups.

    Please note: you attach the supporting documents necessary for this application in the last section of this form. Each file must NOT be larger than 4MB in size. Please attach these files before you submit the form. We recommend that you upload/attach the files at the end of the application, just before submitting the form if you are using the 'Save Progress and Exit' option.

    (please enter a valid email address - name@domain, (eg, etc)

  • About your project

    (including its purpose and goals) (250 words)
    What parts of the waste stream does your project intend to address?
    (if other enter details)
    List the measures you intend to use (150 words)
    (150 words)
    (100 words)

    Does your school have a DCC Enviroschools facilitator (if applicable)

    (if applicable)
    How would the grant be used
    (if other enter details)

  • About your budget

    The project/initiative must have a contribution at least 30% of the cost of the project for which you are applying. Contributions can include donated materials and professional services.

    • Grants will not be subject to GST, all costs must be listed exclusive of GST
    • Please clearly indicate in your budget table all elements of your 30% contribution.

    You can download this worksheet and enter the Project Costs and Income into the worksheet. Transfer the Total Project Costs (A) and Total Project Income (B) figures into the fields below

    Waste Minimsation Project Costs and Income Worksheet (excel, 12kb, new window)

    Save and name the worksheet with your organisation's name. You can use this worksheet or if you have your own budget document please upload the completed worksheet in the last section of this form.

    Bank*(required)Branch*(required) Account number*(required)Suffix*(required)

  • About your organisation

    Organisation's legal status
    (if other enter details)

  • Declaration, checklist and attachments

    Please attach the documents to your application.

    We recommend that you upload/attach the files at the end of the application, just before submitting the form if you are using the 'Save Progress and exit' option.

    (maximum file size 4MB)
    Upload all other documents
    (this can include financial accounts, evidence of community support or previous practice, or any other information you want to support your application.)
    (maximum file size 4MB)
    (maximum file size 4MB)
    (maximum file size 4MB)
    (maximum file size 4MB)
    (maximum file size 4MB)
    Have you *(required)

    Has your organisation been subject to enforcement or received a request for abatement in relation to non-compliant activities *(required) This could include Resource Consents, Licensing and Compliance, Health and Safety or Building Control

    I declare that the above information is correct. If my application is successful, my organisation agrees to abide by the terms and conditions *(required)

    Funding and Grants Terms and Conditions
    please download and read the Terms and Conditions, and acknowledge

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