Grants and Sponsorship

Combined Environmental Grants - Open

Horizons' Freshwater, Land and Biodiversity teams all have a variety grants that the public are able to apply for when looking to improve our Region's environment. From fencing and planting, to rejuvenating wetlands or helping to control erosive hill country we're here to help. 

Sponsorship - Open

Horizons receives dozens of sponsorship proposals each year. Due to limited funds, strict guidelines have been developed to allow us to assess sponsorship proposals on a case by case basis. 

The Pat Kelly Enviroschools Action Fund - Open

This fund was re-named in memory of the former Cr Pat Kelly who was a huge supporter of the Enviroschools programme. It supports sustainability projects from Enviroschools in the Horizons region.

Whangaehu Catchment Community Grants - Open

Horizons' freshwater team have community grants available for those in the Whangaehu Catchment. These projects should look to enhance the environment and also involve local community. 

Sustainable Land Use Scholarships - Closed

Applications are now open for our two Sustainable Land Use Scholarships, offered to students studying at Massey University, Palmerston North, in the areas of soil science and farm management.

Community Grants - Closed

At Horizons we aim to be an organisation recognised for our expertise, innovation and leadership in making this region a great place to live, work and play. One of the ways we do this is through our community grants programme. 

Please note that due to COVID-19, Horizons will not be opening Community Grants for the 2019-2020 round.  Horizons is currently reviewing Community Grants for the 2020-2021 round. 

Don Linklater Memorial Bursary - Closed

The Don Linklater Memorial Bursary is available to support students from the Horizons Region and studying in a field relevant to our work.