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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
    • 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.

How to apply

Find out how to apply for the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant.