funding

  • Ethnic Communities Development Fund

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  • Previous funding rounds

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    Previous funding rounds success applicants by funding round.

  • Ethnic Communities Development Fund

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    The Ethnic Communities Development Fund applications dates for 2017 have been set. The fund will be open for requests on Wednesday 16 August 2017 and close at midnight on Wednesday 27 September 2017. There will be one funding round a year.

    The fund distributes $520,000 each year to community groups for projects to be implemented in 2018. There are three fund priorities, leadership development, social cohesion and cultural events.

  • Celebrations of cultural diversity in Rotorua

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    The Rotorua Multicultural Council receives Ethnic Communities Development Funding from the Office of Ethnic Communities. By making use of the contribution of volunteers and through the generosity of those who provide refreshments at low cost and venues for free, small amounts of money can go a long way when organising events to celebrate the cultural diversity of Rotorua.

  • Applications are now open

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    Applications for the Office of Ethnic Communities Ethnic Communities Development Fund are now open and close on 27 September 2016. There will be one funding round a year. The Ethnic Communities Development Fund replaces what was previously known as Settling In Funding.

    The Ethnic Communities Development Fund distributes $520,000 each year to community organisations for initiatives that increase awareness and understanding of their ethnic community, or to promote leadership and social cohesion.

  • Ethnic Communities Development Fund opens

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    The Ethnic Communities Development Fund has opened to receive requests and will close on 27 September 2016. Visit our funding page for more information or contact your local Community Operations office for assistance.

  • New Ethnic Communities Fund

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    The Minister for Ethnic Communities Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga announces a new Ethnic Communities fund.

    The Office of Ethnic Communities has replaced the Settling In fund with the Ethnic Communities Development Fund. This new fund will be open on 15 August and close on 27 September 2016. There will be one funding round a year.

  • 2015-2016 June allocation: Successful Applicants

    Below are a list of successful applicants for the 2015-2016 2B June Settling In funding allocation. (PDF 126KB)

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    Successful Applicants

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  • Settling In Funding round 2B decisions

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    The Office of Ethnic Communities are pleased to announce that 43 community organisations that work directly with migrant and ethnic communities across New Zealand were successful in receiving funding from Settling In Funding Round 2B. Settling In funding focuses on projects that remove barriers to settlement and that promote self-reliance and community sustainability.

  • Settling In Update from the General Manager

    Image of a man and woman sitting in front of a desk with a computer on it.This is a special edition which will focus specifically on Settling In. The purpose of this update is to let you know what I’ve heard about Settling In, but also to let you know where we are at with the current funding round for Settling In as well as where we are going with this fund in the future.