Christchurch Civil Defence & Emergency Management has a fund available to support local community actions for community response planning.

Applications to the Neighbourhood Action Fund have closed for 2018.

One-off grants of up to $5000 are available for the following:

  • Developing or distributing resources to help your community get more prepared
  • Holding community meetings to initiate planning for emergencies
  • Mentoring community groups who are interested in working with their communities to get more prepared
  • Developing or supporting a community emergency hub: a place for the community to coordinate your efforts to help each other during and after a disaster.