Submit applications for the Māori Community Action Fund, a one-off contestable fund established to support Māori-led solution to reduce Alcohol and Drug Harm.
The overall vision for the fund is The timing is right; the place should be right, the person should be right; kia ora te whānau – that whanau will thrive and flourish, with the right people, in the right place, at the right time.
Goals and Objectives
- Moving Forward: Māori Community Action Fund enables Māori-led solutions to reduce Alcohol and Drug Harm. The key objectives of the fund are to Support Maori-led solutions to reduce alcohol and other drug harm while Contributing to Te Aka Whai Ora’s Interim Oranga Whānau Outcomes Framework.
Reducing Alcohol and Other Drug Harm
- Rangatiratanga: growing local champions and leaders.
- Mātauranga: building awareness, knowledge, and skills.
- Wānanga: co-creating and sharing solutions.
- Research: Māori experience, insights, and evidence.
Contributing to whānau outcomes
- Whānau are self-managing & empowered leaders.
- Whānau are leading healthy lifestyles.
- Whānau are participating fully in society.
- Whānau and families are confidently participating in Te Ao Māori (the Māori World).
- Whānau and families are economically secure and successfully involved in wealth creation.
- Whānau are cohesive, resilient, and nurturing.
- Whānau and families are responsible stewards of their living and natural environments.
- Family-led Initiatives: Up to $10,000 per application
- Community-led Initiatives: Up to $25,000 per application
- To be eligible to apply for Funding a group must be either:
- A recognized whānau or hapū group with a registered bank account in the name of the whānau or hapū group.
- A local Māori-led community group or Māori-led provider is a legal entity or registered charity.
- Family-led Initiatives: Bank Account verification of account name.
- Community-led Initiatives: A registered New Zealand Business or a registered charity with the NZ Charities Commission.
- Family-led Initiatives:The whānau or hapū group has a bank account in the name of the whānau or hapū group.
- Community-led Initiatives: A Māori community organisation that is either (1) a legal entity or (2) registered with the NZ Charities Commission.
For more information, visit Whare Tukutuku.