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External Funding & Grants

Further funding and grants applications are available from the below fund organisations:

Fund OrganisationFunding Round ClosesWebsite
Pub CharityCheck area eligibility prior to
TG Macarthy TrustAnnual applications close 30
Four Regions TrustNext round closes 31 October
Manawatu/Whanganui Lottery Community CommitteeOpened 16 June 2021 and closes 14 July 2021 (Round 1)
NZCTAlways open. Allow 8 weeks for
The Lion FoundationAlways open. Allow 8 weeks for
Grassroots Trust CentralCheck area eligibility prior to

For a full list of funders in the Whanganui/Rangitīkei /Waimarino regions visit Whanganui Community Foundation.

Marking Waitangi Day in your community

Every year on Waitangi Day, we take time to reflect on our shared history and the contributions of all cultures represented in Aotearoa New Zealand today, both tangata whenua and tangata tiriti. Waitangi Day commemorations bring us together to deepen and broaden our understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi.
There is up to $300,000 of funding will be available through Manatu Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund (the Fund).

Grants are usually in the region of $5,000 - $10,000 and support events that commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and promote nation and community building.

For more information on the Fund criteria, please visit Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund.