The Community Responsiveness fund is a fund held by Manurewa Community Trust on behalf of the Manurewa Community Board. The intention is to provide highly responsive grants to community needs in areas of most benefit.
Decisions on the distribution of any funds are made by the Manurewa Community Trust – Distribution Committee in consultation with the Manurewa Local Board.
Grant recipients are expected to have met with and sought approval of the Manurewa Local Board prior to submitting an application.
The fund is only available to legally incorporated (Clubs) or constituted (Trusts) organisations for activities within the Manurewa Local Board Area.
The fund is available to any community organisation within the Manurewa Local Board Area. The Manurewa Local board is committed to improving outcomes related to Māori within Manurewa.
All recipients are expected to demonstrate in their conclusion reports the success of their programme including Māori outcomes.
What is the definition of Māori outcomes?
A programme that meets Māori outcomes will be based on at least one of the following:
It is not necessarily about how many Māori contributors or participants are involved in an activity or programme.