Call for Proposals: Inviting NGOs & Community Groups for New Zealand Embassy Fund in Mexico Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017

The New Zealand Embassy is currently inviting NGOs and community groups for its New Zealand Embassy Fund (NZEF) in Mexico program that allows flexible support for projects that clearly and directly contribute to the elimination of poverty, and that have a high impact on the socioeconomic development of the community.

The projects must be in line with the mission of the New Zealand Embassy Fund that seeks “sustainable development in developing countries, in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world”.

Focus Areas

  • Education (particularly of women and indigenous communities)
  • Climate change and resilience
  • Food security
  • Disaster Relief
  • Community economic development
  • Sustainable agricultural development

Grant Information

The maximum amount per project will be up to MXN $200,000 (NZD $15,000, approximately).


Projects must be specific and have a duration of up to 6 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The call is open for organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and Dominican Republic. (Organizations in Cuba and Venezuela are also eligible; buy must apply directly to the New Zealand Embassy in Mexico)
  • Recipients will be non-governmental organizations and community groups committed to non-profit development activities. Funding will not be provided to individuals.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the application form and send it via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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