Deadline: 9 August 2017
Lottery Environment and Heritage is seeking applications to provide grants for plans, reports and one-off projects that will protect, conserve and promote New Zealand’s natural, cultural and physical heritage.
- Natural heritage projects promote, protect and/or keep our native plants (flora) and animal life (fauna) safe from harm
- Physical heritage projects restore, protect and/or conserve places, structures and large built objects that are important to our history
- Cultural heritage projects conserve, protect and/or promote collections and stories that are important to our cultural heritage and identity.
Grant decisions are made by the Lottery Environment and Heritage Committee. Before deciding, the committee looks at how applicants project will help to:
- Natural heritage:
- protect and restore habitats and ecosystems for native plants or animals
- protect and conserve native plants or animals that are rare, in danger or at risk in their habitats
- improve public access and information about native plants and animals.
- Physical heritage:
- restore and protect places, structures or large built objects of significance to our history
- protect and conserve a place, structure or large built object for the future
- improve public access and information about places, structures or large built objects of significance to our history
- Cultural heritage:
- protect collections that are at risk of being damaged or lost
- make collections available to the community
- improve public access and information, particularly for young people to learn about and experience our cultural heritage
- conserve and protect moveable cultural property, such as photographs, paintings, furniture and other artefacts.
- small projects, where the grant requested is for less than $250,000
- large projects, where the grant requested is for $250,000 or more.
- To request grant applicants for themselves, or for an organisation or another person, they must:
- be aged 18 or over
- have the right to act and/or to sign for the organisation or person they represent
- not be an undischarged bankrupt
- show they do not have or know of any conflict of interest with the grant request.
- To request or accept a grant or fellowship, applicants must:
- meet any citizenship or residency requirements
- have completed any reporting requirements for previously approved grants or fellowships
- have a bank account for the grant to be paid into.
- The Committee prefers requests for projects that show appropriate project and/or conservation planning has happened to support the type of project to be undertaken. Applicants also need to show their project will meet best practice professional standards for the protecting, preserving, restoring, conserving and/or displaying:
- our natural world, and the native plants and animals that live in it
- places, structures or large built objects of proven heritage significance
- collections or moveable cultural property of proven heritage significance.
How to Apply
Eligible Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund.