Are you involved in a project, festival, activation or performance in the Hastings city centre? If so, you can apply for a City Centre Vibrancy Grant. The Vibrancy Fund aims to provide artistic and creative elements for our community and to attract visitors to experience our city centre.
There are two funding rounds per year, with decisions made around two weeks after each of the two application closing dates.
For projects delivered after 1 July 2021 to 31 December 2021. Applications are open from 1 May to 31 May 2021.
For projects delivered after 1 January 2022 to 30 June 2022. Applications are open from 1 Oct to 31 Oct 2021.
*All applications must be submitted via the online grants portal.
You can apply for a City Centre Vibrancy Grant if your project meets all of the following requirements:
Council's assessment committee meets after the round's closing date. Decisions are notified by mail within seven working days of the committee meeting.
The Hastings committee assesses the applications on the criteria above, plus the following:
If you have any questions about the City Centre Vibrancy Fund please contact the City Centre Activation Officer.
|Applicant||Project title||Funding received|
|Photo iwi||Flash Trash||$4,736|
|Vesica Aotearoa||Free Happy Art||$4,125|
|Fish Aberadi||Kōhatu & The Sphere||$5,000|
|Applicant||Project Title||Funding Received|
|Hastings City Business Association||CBD Ice Rink||$15,000|
|H.A.S.H||Fringe In The Stings 2020||$5,000|
|The Phoenix Crew||The Nesting Phoenix||$10,000|
|Various||Performances on the CBD stage||$4,000|
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