Submit your application below for your local activity or project.
Apply for sponsorship
To be eligible for this fund, you will need to:
- Have a credible track record of completing activities.
- Reside within the Bay of Plenty.
The activity will need to:
- Be directly relevant to the Bay of Plenty.
- Contribute to regional community outcomes.
No application will receive more than $2000 for any single activity and no applicant will receive more than $2500 in one financial year.
We like to remain involved and connected to the projects we sponsor, so please invite councillors and staff of the Council to participate in the activity where appropriate. Please also make sure you acknowledge Bay of Plenty Regional Council in media statements, advertising and promotion surrounding the sponsored activity.
At the end of the project you will also need to provide a simple evaluation including details of attendance numbers, media coverage, a summary of what happened, how it was promoted, the outcomes and the use of the money of the sponsored event or activity.
Please contact us for more information.
STEM Wana Trust
STEM in the Community is a free event with the aim to take STEM engagement to schools, communities and locations, outside of major cities, that might not usually have the opportunity to participate in these types of STEM based activities. We engaged with 260+ people (children and adults) during this three day event. They had the opportunity to participate in STEM activities. Thanks to this grant we were able to provide healthy and eco-friendly snacks to children and print signage, banners and lanyards for the event. Providing healthy snacks and purchasing printed signage, banners and lanyards for a three days event.