Youth Entertainment Funding

To support events, entertainment or activities contributing to the Timaru District being a vibrant and exciting place for youth. 

Projects that can be funded

  • Activity based
  • Open to the public
  • Benefit groups of 12-25 year old youth

Applications with a high priority

  • Provision of entertainment for youth
  • Staging of a youth event
  • Arranging youth activities

Applications with a low priority

  • Individuals
  • Sport and recreation activities

Application Process

  1. Submit a completed application form to the Timaru District Council before the closing date. Application forms are available from Council offices in Geraldine, Temuka and Timaru.
  2. All applications will be acknowledged in writing.
  3. Application are considered by the Youth Intitiatives subcommittee. Prior to that meeting you may be invited to attend the meeting to present further information and / or clarify the application.
  4. Following the meeting you will receive a letter with the decision.
  5. If you are successful the money will be paid to your bank account within 2 weeks of the meeting provided all the required banking information is included with the application.
  6. Complete a project report form within 2 months of the completion of the event.

Closing and Decision Dates

Closing Dates Meeting Decision Dates
9 March 2017 22 Marcb 2017
24 August 20176 September 2017

Fund size

$10,000 annually

Request further information

ContactContact Details
Colleen Te au 03 687 7452
Jenny Ensor 03 687 7254