Any private sector firm, organisation or association operating in the area served by Top Energy’s network from Hukerenui in the south to Cape Reinga in the north, can pitch for financial support on any idea or initiative that helps grow and diversify the local economy. For example, it could be a mentoring concept, an export promotion programme or an initiative that helps local businesses move from primary to secondary or even tertiary production through adding value.

This is a competitive grant. A judging panel will decide whether submissions in Stage 1 qualify and will then invite those winning submissions to enter into Stage 2. In the event that the judging panel decides that there are no suitable submissions, Top Energy reserves its right not to award a grant. Top Energy also reserves its right to split a single $30,000 grant between several winning submissions. Download the Stage 1 application form here.

Q4 Stage 1 Submission Dates

Entries Open

6 April 2021

Entry Deadline

30 April 2021

Stage 2 shortlist notified

13 May 2021


Q4 Stage 2 Submission Dates

Entry Deadline

8 June 2021

Winner Announced

21 June 2021

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