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Your West Support Fund Terms & Conditions

Below are the terms and conditions for Your West Support Fund.

Terms and Conditions

By applying to “The Trusts Your West Support Fund” initiative, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:


1.1 Applications are open to the following groups, clubs and/or organisations within The Trusts boundaries in West Auckland and/or who predominantly affect the community of West Auckland;

· Not-for-profit groups registered as a charitable organisation.

· Amateur sports groups affiliated to a Sport New Zealand regional or national body.


2.1 Call for applications open on Wednesday 16 February 2022 at 12.00pm (NZT) and close on Wednesday, 16 March at 5pm (NZT).

2.2 In order to apply, applicants must go to [link], check their eligibility, and complete the application form.

2.3 Applications must be completed and submitted online.

2.4 All applications received after 5pm (NZT) 16 March 2022 will be deemed ineligible.


3.1 The review of all applications to check they meet the eligibility criteria will take place between Thursday, 17 March 2022 at 9.00am (NZT) and Thursday, 31 March 2022 at 11.59pm (NZT).

3.2 The Selection Panel will consist of a selection of Elected Members from Portage and Waitakere Licensing Trusts (collectively known as The Trusts).

3.3 The Trusts reserves the right to:

  • request further information to verify an applicant’s eligibility in the event,
  • disqualify any applicant who tampers with the application or who submits false or misleading information as part of its application,
  • withdraw selection prior to payment if the applicant’s eligibility for The Trusts Your West Support Fund is in doubt or if the applicant is conducting itself in a manner which is inconsistent with the intent of The Trusts Your West Support Fund.

The Trusts can withdraw or refuse selection where eligibility is not proved by the applicant.

3.4 The Selection Panel will select the applications which will receive funding.

3.5 The Selection Panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the final selection of Approved Applicants.

3.6 Finalists will be determined by factors such as the number of West Aucklanders the application will affect, and the applications impact for the betterment of the West Auckland community, and any other factor relevant to determining deserving applications in the opinion of the Selection Panel.

3.6 The Approved Applicants will be notified by email and detailed on

3.7 The Trusts reserve the right to disqualify and cease funding to any Approved Applicant who, in the Trusts opinion, brings themselves or, by association, the Trusts, into disrepute.


4.1 Each Approved Applicant will receive a proportion of $500,000 determined by the amount approved by the selection panel.

4.2 The maximum amount any Approved Applicant will receive is $5,000.


5.1 As a condition of acceptance of funding, recipients agree to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the Your West Support Fund, including but not limited to photographs and other material. Each recipient of funding agrees to grant The Trusts a perpetual royalty free and non-exclusive licence (including the right to sub-licence) to use their name and/or organisation or group and such footage, photographs and other material in all media worldwide and the recipients will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

5.2 The recipients of funding agree they will not sell or otherwise provide their story and/or photographs to any media or other organisation without The Trusts approval of content prior to release.