Let's build Wellington's low carbon future

  • Support to grow

    The Low Carbon Challenge supports early stage ideas, projects or businesses that help to lower carbon emissions and are ready to grow!

    Early stage projects

    Get your ideas into action!

    Are you working on a project that is ready to take to the next level? We're ready to support people to get their projects off the ground with a burst of energy and support.

    Growing businesses

    Help your startup grow!

    Do you have a team, business or opportunity you are already building that could use more support, profile and funding to grow?

  • Can your project help reduce carbon emissions in our city?

    These 4 areas are the keys to Wellington's low carbon economy




    Housing and building

  • Low Carbon Challenge 2017 has finished.

    Read our impact report and help us grow the challenge in 2018 and beyond!

  • Keen to stay in the loop?

    Join our mailing list for updates on the challenge and invitations to upcoming events.

  • The Wellington Low Carbon Partnership Fund

    The Low Carbon Partnership Fund will match the crowdfunding in the Low Carbon Challenge.

    Founding Partner

    A city of action

    Wellington City Council is the founding partner of the Low Carbon Partnership and the Low Carbon challenge. It is their support that makes the whole programme possible. They are committing $30,000 in match funding.

    Supporting funders

    These organisations are contributing $5k each towards match funding.

  • These partners made the Low Carbon Challenge 2017 possible

    Delivery partner

    Funding and core partner

    Crowdfunding partner

  • These partners help support the challenge

  • Have more questions? Get in touch below!

  • Blog & Updates

    Read the latest updates from the Low Carbon Challenge.

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