Covid Response Update

All of New Zealand is at “Orange” traffic light setting.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Read more information about life at Orange >.

Our Libraries and Information Centres are open. For more information click here.

External Funding & Grants

Further funding and grants applications are available from the below fund organisations:

Fund OrganisationFunding Round ClosesWebsite
Pub CharityCheck area eligibility prior to
TG Macarthy TrustAnnual applications close 30
Four Regions TrustNext round closes 31 October
Manawatu/Whanganui Lottery Community CommitteeOpened 16 June 2021 and closes 14 July 2021 (Round 1)
NZCTAlways open. Allow 8 weeks for
The Lion FoundationAlways open. Allow 8 weeks for
Grassroots Trust CentralCheck area eligibility prior to

For a full list of funders in the Whanganui/Rangitīkei /Waimarino regions visit Whanganui Community Foundation.