Funding for Community Groups and Individuals

Published: 22 March 2016

The Council have allocated an amount available for distribution to small community groups and individuals, and are committed to supporting Nelson residents in new and existing projects.

Recent funding requests include an amount given to Aneila Afsar, a 17 year old Nelson resident. Aneila has been very successful in her sport, Taekwondo, winning a huge number of medals in regional, national and international competitions. She has won a Commonwealth Gold medal in 2014 and she is aiming to attract sponsorship to help her achieve her dream of becoming an Olympic athlete.