We carry out a wide range of programmes and outreach work across our teams. This includes:

  • engaging with communities
  • supporting the Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities
  • administering funding
  • and the register for nominations.

This page outlines information on some of our key programmes. We will be building on this over time. 

Ethnic Communities Development Fund

Lion dance performersThe Ethnic Communities Development Fund has $4.2 million a year available for projects that support ethnic communities to grow their skills, celebrate their culture and take part in society.

Information about the Ethnic Communities Development Fund and how to apply

 

Ethnic Communities COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Fund

This fund is available for activities that directly support vaccination uptake by Ethnic Communities. This helps remove barriers to vaccination and makes it easier for our communities to keep people safe.

Information about the Ethnic Communities COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Fund and how to apply.

 

 

 

Ethnic Communities Digital Inclusion Fund

The aim of this fund is to ensure ethnic communities can fully participate in Aotearoa New Zealand society by increasing their confidence in using digital technologies.

Information about the Ethnic Communities Digital Inclusion Fund and how to apply

 

Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme

Screen shot of six ethnically diverse peopleThe Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme provides a meaningful first employment opportunity for skilled graduates in the public sector.

Information about the Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme

 

Nominations Service

Image of a board table with ethnically diverse people seatedDo you have the qualifications to be on a state sector board or committee? Do you want to contribute to the future decision making of New Zealand's public sector agencies?

Registering with our Nominations Service provides potential opportunities. Check out the information about our nominations database.

 

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