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 between 1 July and 31 December.
For projects delivered between 1 January and 30 June 2024.
*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 by phoning or emailing Council.
|Applicant||Project title||Funding received|
|Photo iwi||Flash Trash||$4,736|
|Vesica Aotearoa||Free Happy Art||$4,125|
|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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