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Emergency Fund for Community Organisations

Nelson City Council established an Emergency Fund to ensure that community organisations involved in the city’s response to COVID-19 are supported to maintain their existing and continuing services for the benefit of the Nelson community.

Who can apply

Local not-for-profit organisations that provide services in Nelson and face financial hardship due to the Covid19 pandemic, such as through:

  • A reduction in income received (e.g. unable to run scheduled fundraising activities)
  • Increased costs to maintain services or respond to increased demand during the pandemic.

Funding available: $200,000

Applications have closed.