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About the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant Programme

Eligibility for a Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant

The programme is open to:

  • individuals
  • mana whenua organisations
  • community groups
  • trusts
  • other organisations.

Examples of who may be eligible for funding:

  • private owners of significant ecological areas
  • organisations, businesses and individuals contributing to the protection, restoration and enhancement of:
    • significant ecological areas on public land
    • natural resources including regionally significant waterways and catchments
  • mana whenua and iwi providing kaitiakitanga/management for sites of cultural and spiritual significance to Māori
  • community organisations and educational institutions that are:
    • providing public education and advocacy across Auckland in relation to the environment, natural heritage and/or sustainability
    • contributing to increased community access to, and appreciation of regionally significant natural heritage places.

How grants are allocated

Grants awarded through the regional programme will include a mix of 'one-off' and multi-year project grants for standalone initiatives.

What happens after you apply

We will contact you by email to let you know the result of your application.