How to apply to the ECO Fund

Firstly, please see the funding checklist to make sure you meet the criteria. 

Then fill out the appropriate application form below.

There are two forms - one for funding requests under $5,000.00 and one for funding requests over $5,000.00. Please note that more information is needed for requests over $5,000.00.

You can apply online using the forms, or download a print application form:

These can be emailed to ecofund@orc.govt.nz or posted to:

ECO Fund

Otago Regional Council

Private Bag 1954

Dunedin 9054


Additional information to help with your application

To see how your project will be assessed please have a look at our assessment checklist.

We also have a budget template to assist with your application (and reporting should your funding request be successful).

Funding rounds are:

1-20 September

1-20 January

1-20 May

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