Community Grants program 2021

The Kiata Wind Farm Community Grant Program offers financial support to eligible community groups to encourage and support community projects that provide a service or program to residents. Funding to the value of $20,000 is allocated each year to projects that contribute to the social, economic and environmental sustainability of the community in the vicinity of Kiata Wind Farm.

This year’s Community Grants Program applications open Monday 1st November 2021 and close at 5pm Tuesday 30th November 2021.

Please see the community grant guidelines below, along with the application form to submit your project proposal.

For further information or assistance contact Kiata Wind Farm.

Community Grants program 2019

2019 received 17 applications totaling over $55,000 of funding requested, delivering $20,000 to 8 successful community groups and assisting with funding for larger works and enabling others to complete their entire projects.

It has been a challenging period for community groups to complete their projects this year due to restrictions on gatherings and meetings.  Updates will be presented here in due course.

Community Grants program 2018

10 Successful applicants shared in $20,000 this year, with 16 applications received from local community groups.

With a maximum $5,000 limit available, an excellent spread of funding was delivered across the community.

Community Grants Program 2015 – 2016 – 2017

During 2015 & 2016, Kiata Wind Farm made available 4 $1,000 grants each year, available to suitable community groups as part of the initial stage of construction. The 2017 program was expanded to the full $20,000 as the site began to operate. 21 applications were received, and 10 successful applicants selected to receive funding from across the region.