Information about support we offer through funding and scholarships.

Environmental Enhancement Fund

The Environmental Enhancement Fund (EEF) supports local projects that aim to enhance, preserve or protect the region's natural or historic character.

He Toka Tu Moana

Applications are currently open for He Toka Tu Moana scholarships, which are designed for students who live in the Bay of Plenty and are enrolled in a course related to environmental or water management, planning and/or mātauranga Māori.

Community Initiatives Fund

Applications for the Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) as part of the process for submitting to the Long Term Plan 2021-2O31 closed on 22 March 2021.

Te Hapai Ora – Regional Community Outcomes Fund

We consider all applications for sponsorship and assess each application against a few criteria, in support of local activities and projects.

A Helping Hand

A guide to introduce ways we can help with funding and support for environment projects.

Environmental Programme Grants Policy

This policy and guidance document is for use by Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Integrated Catchments Group. It is a guide for the use of financial support for Environmental Programmes (EPs) with Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Management Activities.

Regional Safety and Rescue Services Fund

The Regional Safety and Rescue Services Fund (RSRSF) supports organisations that provide vital safety and rescue services to both local people in our community, and visitors to our region.

School Sustainability and Resilience Fund

The School Sustainability and Resilience Fund (SSRF) is a $30,000 fund that supports schools and early childhood education centres to carry out sustainability projects and prepare for the impacts of climate change and natural hazards.