Youth Development Fund (YDF)
Napier City Council allocate some funding each year for YCON to distribute as awards to Napier youth. The awards help young people to achieve their goals and dreams.
The awards are presented by the Mayor of Napier at a special ceremony run by YCON.
Who can apply?
Anyone between the ages of 12 and 24, living in Napier, who is involved in a project or activity that promotes their personal development and would like funding.
What to do:
Fill out the form and attach a letter telling us why you need a grant to help you reach your goals or dream.
YDF Application Form
The Youth Council of Napier (YCON) want to help young people in our community ensure they can make the most of every opportunity and to support them in achieving their dreams and goals.
Applications are currently closed. Recipients for 2016 are:
|Name||Trying to achieve|
|Arahi Whaanga||To increase professionalism as a musician.|
|Danica Bryant||To pursue a professional career in the music industry.|
|Darcy Snell||To pursue a career as a professional classical musician (oboist)|
|Hamish Smith||For photopgraphy gear to increase professionalism as a photographer.|
|Hannah Brodie||To attend Dance School in Sydney.|
|Olivia Karlsson||To perform at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York.|
|Ziba Marandi Lemme||To participate in a traditional wooden boat build.|
|Adam Barron||To attend the National Orienteering camp and purchase of equipment.|
|Alexandra Thompson||To attend Youth Glide NZ camp.|
|Chalee Whiunui||To play in an international basketball tournament in the USA.|
|Dominic Dixon||To play for the Junior BlackSticks in the Hockey Junior World Cup in India.|
|Ezra Broughton-Spark||To play in an international basketball tournament in the USA.|
|Jess Dean||To represent New Zealand for squash.|
|Kaya Shlomi||To compete at the NZ Slalom Secondary Schools and NZ Slalom Nationals|
|Charlotte Collins||To work at Compasio and Hope House Children's Home in Thailand|
|Ella Forbes||To participate in the Youth to Everest programme.|
|Tessa Campbell||To participate in the Spirit of Adventure volunteers voyage|
|Aimee Clark||To volunteer with GVN in Thailand and teach English in the local school|
|Lewis Hall||To participate in the Spirit of Adventure|
|Jahna Watson||To go to a Muai Thai training camp in Thailand|
|Ethan Phillips||To represent New Zealand gymnastics in USA|
|Jessica Grant||For materials towards her entry in the Hawkes’ Bay Edible Arts competition|
|Samuel Purdy||To participate in Outward Bound|
|Brad Roberts||To help pursue a music career|
|Ella Lilburn||For extra dance training to pursue a professional dancing career|
|Finn Roberts||For drum software to improve home music recording quality|
|Leigh Bedford||For photography equipment|
|Nick Castles||For music recording equipment|