Helping New Zealand build strong communities


Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) Te Tahua Mā Ngā Whakahaere i Ngā Hapori

Children working in a group activity with an adult supervisor.

This scheme provides grants to non-profit organisations delivering community-based social services. COGS grants support community organisation running costs, projects and events.

There are 37 COGS committees, making grant decisions based on locally determined outcomes. See How COGS works for more information. 

The people serving on COGS committees are elected volunteers. See Electing COGS Committee members for information on the 2017 online elections.