The aim of the Waste Reduction Fund is to support waste minimisation projects which encourage community participation and education and/or are of benefit to the community of Hamilton and lead to long-term waste minimisation action and behaviour change.
Supporting projects with this aim will help reduce waste to landfill and help achieve the vision, goals and objectives of the Waste Plan.
The Fund is open to community groups, businesses, Iwi/Maaori organisations, educational institutions and other community-based organisations operating within Hamilton or whose aims and outcomes are for the benefit of the Hamilton community.
The Fund has $50,000 to distribute annually with one funding round per year. Applicants can apply for one of two options:
The Fund is contestable and each application will be assessed on its merits on a case-by-case basis by an Application Assessment Panel.
Applications for funding are open now.