Below is a list of successful applicants to the Ethnic Communities Development Fund for March 2022.

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Organisation Decision Amount Project name Location
Action Aid Charitable Trust Partially Fund $20,000.00 Information Technology (IT) classes for older people (aged 65+) from ethnic communities as an alternative means to stay socially connected. Auckland
Aotearoa Tamil Incorporated Partially Fund $17,000.00 Aotearoa Tamil Christchurch
Ardour Charitable Trust Partially Fund $27,211.00 Convergence Art Exhibition – Heritage is The New Modern Christchurch
Buddha Light International Association (South Island) New Zealand Fund $2,000.00 Buddha’s Birthday Celebration for World Peace Christchurch
Canterbury Kia Ora Academy Partially Fund $29,467.00 Jobi-Free self isolation assistance platform Nationwide
Community Education Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand Trust Fund $14,500.00 Asian Community Resilience and Reovery Project Auckland
Embracing Diversity Incorporated Fund $4,323.00 African Youth Well-being Workshops Christchurch
Hillary - Tenzing Centre Partially Fund $10,000.00 Promoting mental health and wellbeing while living with covid19 pandemics Nationwide
HomeDish Partially Fund $18,000.00 HomeDish - giving home cooks an opportunity to start their own business from within their own home Auckland
Hope Worldwide-Pakistan Partially Fund $7,800.00 COMMUNITY LEADS AWARENESS AND PROTECTION Auckland and Hamilton
Human Care New Zealand Partially Fund $5,000.00 South Auckland Eid Gala Auckland
IndianNZ Association of Christchurch Inc. Partially Fund $5,000.00 Christchurch Multicultural Festival - Celebration of Cultures Christchurch
Iranian Women in NZ (IWIN) Partially Fund $15,000.00 Women and Art Program Auckland
Japanese Family Society of Queenstown Fund $13,300.00 Supplementary Japanese School and Kids Club Queenstown-Lakes District
Kerala Cultural Forum Partially Fund $12,750.00 Celebrating the cultural events and language Christchurch
Lady Khadija Charitable Trust Fund $7,743.00 Colours of courage Canterbury
LIBYAN SOCIETY IN NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED Fund $4,350.00 Ramadan Community Iftar Auckland
Manawaka Ao (group) Fund $10,000.00 He Taonga - Gate of belonging Auckland
New Zealand Chinese Association - Nelson Branch Incorporated Fund $10,900.00 Positive Aging and Wellbeing of Senior members of the Chinese Community Marlborough
NZ Ethnic Women Inc. Partially Fund $20,000.00 Influence, Connect and Empower (ICE) Auckland
Reach Out Counselling Charitable Trust Partially Fund $15,000.00 Building resilience amongst Ethnic groups in NZ Wellington and Palmerston North
Sabados Teatreros Charitable Trust Partially Fund $4,100.00 SÁBADOS TEATREROS 2022 Palmerston North
SHANDONG ECONOMIC AND TRADE ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND Fund $25,640.00 New Zealand ‘’Golden Ribbon’’ Youth  Music Festival Christchurch
The CanInspire Charitable Trust Fund $4,500.00 CanBead Workshops for Migrants & Refugees Nationwide
The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of New Zealand Partially Fund $5,000.00 The Race Unity Speech Awards Nationwide
Vic Without Barriers Fund $5,000.00 Grand Iftar 2022 Wellington
Viva la Vida Events Ltd Fund $7,410.00 Celebrate Latin America Christchurch
Water Safety New Zealand Incorporated Fund $19,150.00 The Global Swim Project Western Bay of Plenty
Zayed College Fund $6,547.00 The Ethnic Students Initiative Auckland


Total funds disbursed: $361,691.00

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