Funding and Awards
Bay of Plenty Regional Council organises and supports many awards throughout the Bay of Plenty. Each award focuses on a different area. Find out more information on Regional Council awards by going to the relevant pages.
All around the Bay of Plenty region there are many environmental projects led by locals - people who are planning and acting with inspirataional vision and commitment for the future.
The Helping Hand guide introduces all the ways we may be able to help your work and also shares experiences and tips from others.
Read the Helping Hand guide (1MB, pdf)
Environmental Enhancement Fund
The Environmental Enhancement Fund supports local projects that aim to enhance, preserve or protect the region's natural or historic character.
Lake Rotorua Nutrient Reduction Fund
The Rotorua Nutrient Reduction Fund is available for Rotorua landowners in the Rotorua surface water catchment (Maori or fee simple titile) who have an approved Bay of Plenty Regional Council "Rule 11" nutrient benchmark. Those who qualify can apply for funding to improve land and reduce nutrients to Lake Rotorua.
Regional Infrastructure Fund
The Regional Infrastructure Fund has been established to promote sustainable regional economic development, and promote environmental protection and enhancement that supports sustainable regional economic development in the Bay of Plenty.
Apply for sponsorship from Bay of Plenty Regional Council.
Ballance Farm Environment Awards
The Ballance Farm Environment Awards help farmers link long term sustainability to their farming practices.
Sustainable Business Challenge
The Sustainable Business Challenge assess and recognises sustainable business performance under economic, social and environmental criteria.
Contact us on the details below for further information.