Nelson City Council: 2023 Waste Minimization Grants Round

Nelson City Council Waste Minimization Grants Round

The Nelson City Council is launching its Waste Minimization Grants for the academic session 2023/2024. The grants will provide funding for the said project.

  • Category: Grant
  • Amount/value: Varies
  • Location: New Zealand
  • Application deadline: 1 March 2023


  • Eligible Countries:  International and New Zealanders can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects:  The candidates must be proposing research on waste minimization.
  • Eligibility Criteria:  To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be from any organization, group, or individual.


The candidates, groups, or organizations selected by the Nelson City Council to be awarded this grant can expect to receive $2,000 to $10,000 to support and fund projects focused on waste minimization.


  • How to Apply:  The applications for this funding opportunity must be sent to. An electronic application form is also available on the Nelson City Council’s website for each individual grant programme.
  • Supporting Documents:  The applicants are required to prepare research projects that contain the following information:
  • Where does the project fit in the waste hierarchy of rethink/avoid (high), reduce, reuse, and recycle (low)?
  • What does success look like for your project, and how will it be measured?
  • What is your ability/track record and capacity to deliver the project?
  • Will the project result in either a new activity or a significant expansion of an existing activity outside of ‘business as usual?
  • Will the project be of benefit to the Nelson region?
  • Admission Requirements:  The applicants must have projects prepared as per the theme of the grant, i.e., waste minimization.
  • Language Requirement:  The candidates must be fluent in English or any other language, as and if applicable.

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