Below is a list of successful applicants to the Ethnic Communities Development Fund for March 2023.

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Organisation Decision Amount Project Name Location
African Muslim Association of Aoteroa New Zealand (AMAAN) Incorporated) Fund $5,000.00 NZ Eid Day Wellington Wellington
Assam Society of New Zealand of New Zealand Fund $4,500.00 Rongali Bihu 2023 Wellington
Auckland Somali Union Incorporated Fund $4,242.00 Somaliland independence day Auckland
Buddha Light International Association (South Island) New Zealand Partially Fund $5,000.00 Buddha’s Birthday Celebration for World Peace Canterbury
Canterbury Punjabi Association Partially Fund $5,000.00 Christchurch Vaisakhi Mela 2023 Canterbury
Dunedin Tai Chi Club Fund $3,200.00 Arrowtown Commemoration of Chinese Gold Miners in April 2023 Queenstown-Lakes
Eritrean community of New Zealand Partially Fund $5,000.00 Eritrean Independence day Auckland
Hamilton Kerala Samajam Incorporated Partially Fund $2,500.00 AGM with Family meet Waikato
ISKCON Centre for Culture and Education Partially Fund $5,000.00 Social Connection Retreat Wellington
Japanese Family Society of Queenstown Partially Fund $15,000.00 Japanese Community Connection Project Queenstown-Lakes
JK Productions Ltd Partially Fund $14,950.00 Black to the future & healing rituals through black imagination Auckland
Kerala Cultural Forum Partially Fund $25,300.00 Connecting Kerala Canterbury
Lady Khadija Charitable Trust Fund $9,950.00 Our Connectedness Canterbury
MANA ANDHRA TELUGU ASSOCIATION Partially Fund $15,000.00 Mata Community Events Auckland
Manukau Indian FM Partially Fund $5,000.00 Diwali 2023 Celebrations - When and What is Diwali? Auckland
Nepalese Cultural Centre, New Zealand Incorporated Partially Fund $15,000.00 7th Multi-Ethnic Dance Festival 2023 Auckland
New Settlers Family and Community Trust Partially Fund $17,585.00 NFACT Creative (Microenterprise Project) Auckland
New Zealand Eid Day Trust Board Fund $5,000.00 NZ Eid Day_Fitr_Auck_2023 Auckland
New Zealand Eid Day Trust Board Fund $5,000.00 NZ Eid Day _Adha_Auck_2023 Auckland
New Zealand Federation Of Multicultural Councils Incorporated Partially Fund $10,000.00 MNZ National Immigration Conference 2023 Auckland
Pakistan Association of New Plymouth Incorporated Partially Fund $3,450.00 PANP Sports Activities 2023 Taranaki
Pakistan Association of New Plymouth Incorporated Partially Fund $10,000.00 PANP Eid Festivals 2023 Taranaki
Pakistan Association of New Plymouth Incorporated Partially Fund $5,250.00 Urdu Language Course in New Plymouth Taranaki
Pakistani Association of Canterbury New Zealand Incorporated Partially Fund $15,000.00 Celebration of culture and faith 2023 Canterbury
RE-CREATORS CHARITABLE TRUST Partially Fund $10,000.00 Circular Skills & Business Development for Women Auckland
Shandong Economic and Trade Association of New Zealand Partially Fund $15,000.00 The Second Session New Zealand “Golden Ribbon” Youth Music Festival Canterbury
Show Me Shorts Film Festival Trust Partially Fund $15,000.00 Indonesian Focus at Show Me Shorts 2023 and regional expansion of Short Film Night series Nationwide
Sri Lankan Society of New Zealand Incorporated Fund $4,000.00 Basic Ifthar Programe Auckland
Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council Incorporated Partially Fund $20,000.00 Migrants surviving and thriving in the Bay of Plenty Bay of Plenty
Telugu Badminton Club of Canterbury Incorporated Partially Fund $15,890.00 Ethnic Sports and Community Activity Canterbury
University of Canterbury African Society Incorporated Fund $5,000.00 AfroFest/ Africa Day Canterbury
Viva la Vida Events Ltd Fund $14,200.00 Celebrating Latin Culture in Aotearoa Canterbury
Waitakere Chinese Association Incorporated Partially Fund $10,000.00 Chinese Food and Culture Festival 2023 Auckland

Total amount disbursed: $320,017.00

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