F.A.Q.


  1. Can we apply for funding from anywhere in New Zealand?
  2. Which browser should I use to make my grant application?
  3. Are there conditions attached to grants?
  4. Can we be reimbursed for expenses?
  5. How will the grant be paid?
  6. Will our organisation be audited?
  7. What are the closing dates for applications and when will we know if our application is successful?
  8. How is the application assessed?
  9. How will I know if our application is successful?
  10. What will we have to do if we are successful?
  11. Do grants include GST?
  12. Who is eligible to apply for funding?
  13. What will not be considered for funding?
  14. Can venue operators benefit from a grant?
  15. Do I need to provide more than one quote?
  16. Are we required to use the quotes that are supplied with the application?
  17. Can I purchase goods before the First Light Community Foundation has had their grants meeting?
  18. Can good be purchased from overseas?
  19. If we receive funding from First Light Community Foundation and have also been successful in receiving funds from another Trust, do we have to give the money back?
  20. I am applying for funding for the salary of a staff member; what information do I need to provide?
  21. Do I need to include a copy of the full meeting minutes with my application?
  22. How soon before an event should I apply for funding?
  23. How do I apply?
  24. Are there different application forms for different categories of grants?
  25. Do I need to fill out every field?
  26. Can I save my application, leave the application and continue it later?
  27. Why can't I progress past this stage of my application?
  28. Do I need to attach a file?
  29. Why am I having problems uploading documents/files?
  30. How long will it take for me to be notified whether or not my grant application has been successful?
  31. What are my obligations if I am successful?
  32. My funding application has been declined, how soon can I reapply?
  33. Will my information be shared with other parties?
  34. A system or program issue





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