Countdown Growing for Good Grants

If you have a class of budding gardeners, conservationists and environmental champions and have a project in mind to help protect Aotearoa’s environment for generations to come - we can help with that.

Countdown is inviting primary and intermediate schools (Years 1- 8) throughout New Zealand to apply for funding for environmental projects through the Countdown Growing for Good grants programme.

The programme, which is now open for applications, aims to support Kiwi kids to get involved in protecting, supporting and enhancing their local environment. So if your school is looking to plant a vegetable patch, protect your local native habitat, or develop a recycling or composting programme - we want to hear from you!

Funding available:
Countdown Growing for Good grants of up to $1,000.00 (ex GST) each, will be offered in the first grant round. A total of $20,000 in grants will be provided.

How to apply:
All New Zealand primary and intermediate schools (Years 1 - 8) can apply for a Growing for Good grant by submitting their application to by 30 November 2018.

To download an application form, click here.  

To read the Growing for Good Grants application guidelines, click here.

Key dates:
Applications open: 29 October 2018
Applications close: 30 November 2018
Projects Announced: End of February 2019
Final report due and projects completed: 25 October 2019

If you have any questions or to apply, please contact us at: