Your business can flourish with Amplify, Whanganui & Partners' grant to help you take the next step.

Amplify strengthens the foundations that enable businesses to thrive.

These contestable grants for $4000 each are open to all businesses in the Whanganui rohe. The grant supports what you need behind the scenes to make your work resilient. All businesses are eligible with a focus on the following:


  • agri-business
  • creative
  • high-growth


What gets funded?

Amplify Grants are one-off payments of up to $4,000 for projects that will boost or sustain your business or organisation. This might look like: 


  • A new ticketing system 
  • A website upgrade 
  • Upgrading your facilities 
  • Purchasing specialist equipment 
  • Other behind-the-scenes support that will amplify what you do 


Amplify grants are offered quarterly. Applications for this quarter close at 5pm on December 9, 2022.


Apply now


NOTE: If you’re having trouble accessing the form on a cellphone, email us at and we will send you a pdf form to use.


Terms & conditions

  • Cannot be used for infrastructure that would fall under business as usual or repairs and maintenance
  • 1 year in business (minimum), Whanganui region based
  • 1 application per person/business/organisation per year. Applications stay live for 12 months
  • Whanganui & Partners staff and immediate family are not eligible
  • Amplify applications will be assessed by Whanganui & Partners and an external representative
  • If you win an Amplify grant, you consent to Whanganui & Partners using your name and pictures for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation
  • All prizes will be awarded at Whanganui & Partners’ office in the Innovation Quarter at the assessor’s discretion and are not transferable
  • Amplify grants will be awarded 4x per year. Each grant will be of an amount up to $4000
  • Cannot be used to support political parties or lobby groups
  • Cannot be used to support volunteer labour, wages or salaries, debt servicing or repayment, medical expenses or public services (education, health, etc)
  • There is no requirement to be GST registered however if registered for GST, the application must include all costs as GST exclusive

About Whanganui & Partners

We work to promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Our activities also include supporting new and existing businesses, bringing events to Whanganui and providing the latest economic data, analysis and commentary on the Whanganui district.

Our Partners

Our relationships form an intrinsic part of our culture and how we work as an organisation. Along with our partners, we help with the facilitation of guidance or expertise. We lead in consultation with a range of partners and stakeholders and work with them to realise the full potential of Whanganui.

Our partnerships lead to better outcomes for our businesses and community.

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