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

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Organisation Decision Amount Project Name Location
Access Radio Taranaki Trust Partial Fund $7,250.00 Migrant Voices on Air New Plymouth
Afghan Association of New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $5,000.00 Afghan Independence Volleyball Tournament Auckland
Aotearoa Middle Eastern Club Fund $10,000.00 Middle East Community Resilience Auckland
Ardour Charitable Trust Partial Fund $5,000.00 2022 Ardour culture Convergence Day Christchurch
Auckland Malayali Samajam Incorporated Fund $5,000.00 Community Onam celebration 10th September 2022 Auckland
Auckland Refugee Council Incorporated Partial Fund $30,000.00 Chinese Speaking Outreach Auckland
Auckland Tamil Association Partial Fund $29,700.00 Tamil Migrant Community Resilience and Wellbeing Project Auckland
Bhartiya Samaj Queenstown Incorporated Partial Fund $8,000.00 Queenstown Diwali Festival 2022 Queenstown
BIG SONG N DANCE LIMITED Partial Fund $5,000.00 New Zealand Latin Dance Championships Nationwide
Canterbury Indian Tamil Association Partial Fund $20,075.00 Culture, Language, Inclusivity, Community Wellbeing and Social Celebrations Project Christchurch
Chinese Culture Association (NZ) Incorporated Fund $5,000.00 2022 Homeland Celebrating Diversity Christchurch
Communities Action Trust (CATNZ) Partial Fund $7,500.00 Wellington Diwali Festival of Lights 2022 Wellington
Hindu Council of Hawkes Bay Incorporated Partial Fund $8,525.00 Diwali Festival of Lights in Hastings Hastings
Indian Community Southland Incorporated Partial Fund $7,500.00 Diwali - Festival of lights 2022 Southland
IndianNZ Association of Christchurch Inc. Partial Fund $5,000.00 Christchurch Lohri Mela 2023 Christchurch
Korean Community Wellness Society Partial Fund $18,175.00   Auckland
Korean Women's Wellness Community Group Partial Fund $10,000.00 Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Pilot Project for the Korean - support for Korean elders with cognitive impairment and their family/whanau Auckland
Namasankeerthanam Fund $5,000.00 Song and Dance festival Wellington
Nigerian Canterbury Association Of New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $5,000.00 The Nigerian peoples in Canterbury: Celebrating our independence, communality, and resilience amidst global challenges Christchurch
Rotorua Malayalie Association Fund $5,000.00 Onam 2022 Rotorua
Shama Ethnic Women's Trust Partial Fund $35,000.00 Delivery of the Cross-Cultural Parenting Programme and Training Trainers Hamilton
Shivam Dance Academy, NZ Partial Fund $5,000.00 Indian Yatra-The great Indian journey Wellington
Shivam Dance Academy, NZ Partial Fund $5,000.00 Kathak ke rang Wellington
Tauranga Bengali Hindu Association Fund $5,000.00 Durga Puja 2022 Tauranga
The Bay Of Plenty Sikh Society NZ Trust Fund $5,000.00 Te Puke Sikh Parade Western Bay of Plenty
The Refugee Orientation Centre Trust Partial Fund $20,000.00 ROC’s Drive-Free Project Hamilton
University of Canterbury Global Society Partial Fund $5,000.00 UCGS Annual International Fashion Show Christchurch
University of Canterbury Muslim Students Association Partial Fund $6,616.00 University of Sydney Collaboration Christchurch
VIETNZ COMMUNITY TRUST Partial Fund $11,410.00 Annual Cultural & Sports Events Auckland
Wellington Punjabi Women Association Fund $1,000.00 Awareness Seminar of Women's Health and Wellbeing Wellington

Total funds disbursed: $300,751.00

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