How to Apply

The Northland Grassroots Fund grants around $80,000 each year to worthy causes and charities in Northland. Organisations can apply for a grant of up to $15,000.

The Northland Grassroots Funding Round opens this year on June 10th and closes on July 21st.  Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by September.

Northland Community Foundation acts as a Local Donation Manager for The Tindall Foundation, a philanthropic family foundation working throughout Aotearoa to support families, community and the environment.  They distribute donations on behalf of The Tindall Foundation to projects and initiatives that support The Tindall Foundation Family/Whānau Focus Area.  The funds provided by The Tindall Foundation are boosted by donations made to our Community Fund.

To find out more about the Family/Whānau Focus Area, click here.

You can see examples of organisations we’ve helped on our “Who we’ve helped” pages.

To apply, first check you are eligible here: Who Can Apply?  If your organisation and project are eligible, then fill in an application form and return it to us by 21st July via email to

It is important that you complete your application carefully and with enough detail to allow our Grants Panel to make an informed decision.

Click here to download an Application Form*
Click here to download a copy of the Guidance Notes

*When downloading the application form, please save a copy before filling in, otherwise your text may be lost when you save. Open and edit the saved file using Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader, which can be downloaded for free here: Download Acrobat Reader.

Call us if you need any more information:

Greta:  021 558 224

Sophie:  0204 139 8518