The United Way New Zealand is inviting proposals for the Community Grants Program.
At United Way New Zealand, they know frontline charities and not-for-profit organisations work hard to build healthy and resilient communities. That’s why they are passionate about empowering all New Zealanders to support charities and not-for-profits within their communities.
- Early Years Support;
- Youth Development;
- Accommodation / Housing;
- Community Services;
- Refugee, Migrant and Cross-Cultural Communities;
- Skill Development / Training / Financial Literacy.
- Charities Services registered and/or Incorporated Society;
- Have been in operation for a minimum of two years;
- Audited/reviewed annual accounts;
- Pre-printed bank deposit slip;
- Performance report for the previous financial year.
- Meeting the highest priority community needs;
- Achieving a high level of positive change through measured outcomes;
- Encouraging a high level of volunteer involvement;
- Promoting independence and self-sufficiency;
- If applicable, have completed prior year reporting requirements.
Applications will be considered for project costs and operating expenses including rent, utilities, salaries/wages. If your organisation has received a United Way grant for the last three consecutive years you may not be eligible in 2020/2021.
- United Way New Zealand funds small to medium, community-based charities without large marketing or fundraising resources inhouse, providing direct services to whanau and individuals.
- Over 160 organisations and individuals have contributed to this year’s Community Grant.
- In this funding round they invite organisations to apply from the following regions: Manawatu, Whanganui, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Otago and Southland.
- Schools, core early childhood education programmes, Government agencies, arts organisations, sports organisations, animal charities, fixed assets or purchases over $3,000, capital projects, sports equipment, overseas travel, medical treatment or individuals.
For more information, visit https://www.unitedway.org.nz/community_grants