Below is a list of successful applicants for the beginning of May 2021 Ethnic Communities Development Fund.

It is available in Adobe.

For all enquiries please contact 0800 824 824 or by email



Amount Granted

Project name


Afghan Students' Organisation Fund $9,999 Leadership camp Dunedin
Association of Tauranga Malayalee Aotearoa Incorporated Partial Fund $10,00 Kodiyettu 2021 & Onam 2021 Tauranga
Christchurch Fellowship of Song, Dance and Drama Partial Fund $9,515 Develop community literature and art, enrich spiritual life, improve health level, promote social harmony, and integrate multiculturalism. Manawatu
Eritrean community of New Zealand Fund $4,000 Eritrean Independence Day Auckland
Eyeview Ethnic Trust Partial Fund $10,000 Think Diversity: Cultures within Aotearoa Horowhenua
Federation of New Zealand Netherlands Societies Incorporated Fund $10,925 Dutch Week: Big Dutch Day Out Auckland
Fiji Girmit Foundation NZ Partial Fund $16,500 Fiji Wellbeing Project Auckland
Indian Association (Manukau) New Zealand Incorporated Fund $5,800 Youth Empowerment Cultural Focus Canterbury / Otago
Kapit-Bisig Trust Partial Fund $9,500 Philippines' 500th Year Thanksgiving Celebration Palmerston North
Manawatu Muslim Association Partial Fund $25,000 Multicultural Eid Celebrations Wellington
MAPMO LTD Partial Fund $3,000 SaySo Project Taranaki
Migrant Connections Taranaki (MCT) Charitable Trust Partial Fund $20,000 Migrants succeeding and prospering in Taranaki project Nationwide
Multi Cultural Council of Rangitikei/Wanganui Incorporated Partial Fund $11,000 Rangitikei & Whanganui Migrant Community Devolvement program Hawke's Bay
New Zealand Buddhist Council Partial Fund $5,396 Dunedin Buddha Day Celebration Otago
New Zealand Love Dance Ass. Inc. Partial Fund $6,700 Dance from Home 2021 Nationwide
NZ Ethnic Social Services Trust Partial Fund $21,600 CSPP – Career and Settlement Pathway Program Auckland
Pakistan Association of New Plymouth Incorporated Partial Fund $8,800 PANP Eid Festivals 2021 New Plymouth
Philippine Central Association Incorporated Fund $7,000 To host our annual celebration, for Filipinos around New Zealand to Palmerston North
Pinoy CARES Canterbury Partial Fund $13,750 123rd Philippine Independence Day and 500 Years of Christianity - A Cultural Celebration Christchurch
Rainbow Chorus Incorporated Fund $8,000 Please refer to our Budget Planning for various projects Auckland
Ramii & Round Fund $6,000 A Migrant's Path Nationwide
Sonder Fund $5,430 Film Crew Development Workshop Auckland
Southern Wellbeing Trust Partial Fund $20,750 GoodYarn Community Programme - Pilot Queenstown
Stopping Violence Dunedin Incorporated Fund $12,000 Columbian Former Refuge Community Consultation Southland
Sudanese Society in New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $20,700 Sudanese Society In New Zealand - 2021 funding Auckland
Support for Development (SFD) Fund $9,424 Post Covid 19: A Swimming Skills Development Practice for Asian Migrant Women in Christchurch. Christchurch
The Canterbury Branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $10,000 All In - Community Inclusion for Migrants with Disabilities Tasman
The Gallery Fund $10,000 CALLIGRAPHY & LETTERING IN ART Auckland
The Good Deed Group Fund $8,000 Building community resilience Auckland
Threading Whare Charitable Trust Partial Fund $43,439 Threading Whare Dunedin
United Afghan Association of Canterbury Incorporated Partial Fund $13,985 TAMPA 20 Christchurch
Vic Without Barriers Fund $3,000 Cultures without borders Wellington
Waikato Muslim Association Incorporated Partial Fund $10,000 Waikato Community Inclusivity Symposium: from crisis to transformation. Waikato

Total funds disbursed for May 2021: $389,123

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