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Funding Assistance for Award Leaders

Award Units who require financial assistance or activity support can use the reasources below to apply for grants or fundraise online. If you would like assistance give our Funding and Relationship Advisor a call in the office on 0800 69 29 27

For individuals without an Award Unit or Award Leader please email or phone 0800 69 29 27 to discuss your circumstances before completing a grant form.


For really sensible and useful advice on applying for funding read see here 



Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS)

This scheme provides government-funded grants to support voluntary and not-for-profit organisations working in local communities and neighbourhoods. 


Te Tari Taiwhenua | Department of Internal Affairs

Funding for Community Groups from gaming machine societies. 


Fonterra Grass Roots Fund

The Fonterra Grass Roots Fund is a global community grant program focusing on the dairy communities where our staff and suppliers and their families live and work. 


The Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) - Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi 

The Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) - Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi – spends around $8.253 million a year on a wide range of youth development and enterprise opportunities. We provide funding for community-based services to support young people, aged 12 to 24, to develop and use knowledge, skills and experiences to participate confidently in their communities. 


The Tindall Foundation

The Tindall Foundation give donations to charitable organisations, offer capacity building, collaborate with others and connect people and organisations together. They give around 700 donations on average to different organisations and initiatives each year. Donations range from small charitable donations of $1000 to local community initiatives, to over $1m for large scale, partnership projects. 




Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and charities online. 

Sport Funder

Sportfunder is a global leader in crowdfunding for sports. 

iSPORT Foundation

The iSPORT Foundation is works with New Zealand youth, 12-18, who are looking for support to be the best they can be in their chosen sport. 

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