Thanks to the generous support of Auckland Council, 2021 is the second year QEII will launch the contestable Auckland Council Fund. The objective of the fund is to enhance biodiversity values in registered QEII covenants in the Auckland region.
Below you will find information to assist your application if you are considering applying for a grant via the Auckland Council Fund. Please also read the broader application guidelines before completing an application form (pdf guidelines here).
We recommend talking to your Regional Representative for site-specific advice or to discuss whether your project might be eligible for funding. You can find your local representative here
The 2021 fund opens for applications 9 August and will close 19 September. All applications must be submitted before the closure date to be considered.
Projects must be designed to be completed within 12 months of a successful grant application being confirmed.
Applicants will be informed whether they have been successful or unsuccessful in receiving a grant in this round early November 2021.
Please see Application Guidelines on this webpage for further information.
All projects will be assessed against the extent to which they:
Projects that have been funded in the past include:
Quotes or pricing estimates are beneficial and would greatly support your application.
Some examples of when a quote should be included:
If you are undertaking native eco-sourced planting you will need to provide a species list. Eco-sourcing guidelines are available here.
Remember to discuss your project with your Regional Representative before applying – applications will not be considered if your Rep is not aware of the project.
Please talk to your Regional Representative if you require support or assistance with your application. You can find your local representative here
If you are considering applying, please read the following guidelines before completing an application form.