In partnership with the Ministry of Health we have set-up a new fund to support Ethnic Community vaccination against COVID-19.

It provides funding 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.

Applications received now will be processed from 10 January.

  • What does the fund cover?

    Funding is available for activities and items that directly support vaccination uptake by Ethnic Communities. Our definition of ethnic communities includes migrants, former refugees, long-term settlers, and those born in New Zealand who identify their ethnicity as:...

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  • Submit an application

    To submit an application, you must log in to the Community Advice and Grants website and fill a funding application. Funded activities must be completed within 2 months of the application being approved. If you need any assistance with your application please email vaccinefund@ethniccommunities....

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  • Organisations who have been funded

    The following organisations have received funding: African Communities Forum Incorporated Aotearoa Africa Foundation Apna  Arasan New Zealand Trust Asian Family Services Asian Health Services - WDHB Asturlab Cultural Centre Authenticity Aotearoa Babylon Community Development Charitable Trust...

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