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

It is available in Adobe [PDF, 156 KB].

For all enquiries please contact 0800 824 824 or by email community.matters@dia.govt.nz.

Organisation

Decision

Amount Granted

Project name

Location

Action Aid Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$10,000

1. Family violence counselling; and 2. IT computer classes for older people (aged 65+) from ethnic communities as an alternative means to stay socially connected.

Auckland

African Communities' Council of Wellington Inc

Fund

$7,421

Africa Day 2021 Celebration

Wellington

Ashburton Indian Multicultural Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$5,000

Festival of Colours – Holi

Ashburton

Asia Pacific Indian Ladies Assoc. (APILA)

Partially Fund

$8,000

Post Covid-19 Fiji Indian Seniors and Ladies Weekend Retreat

Palmerston North

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$31,006

Belong Strong

Nationwide

Bhutanese Society of New Zealand Incorporated

Partially Fund

$4,500

Recreation

Manawatu

Christchurch Iranian Society Incorporated

Partially Fund

$7,000

Chaharshabe Suri and Nowruz (Persian New Year)

Christchurch

Dunedin Tamil Society Incorporated

Partially Fund

$24,100

Dunedin Tamil Community Physical, Social, Cultural Welbeing Project

Dunedin

English Language Partners New Zealand Trust

Fund

$2,150

English for Customer Service course

Whangarei

English Language Partners New Zealand Trust

Partially Fund

$3,833

Post COVID support for migrant job seekers through our Work Talk programme

Waikato

Events NZ Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$10,000

Wellington Lantern Festival 2021

Wellington

Hamilton Multicultural Services Trust

Partially Fund

$40,000

Flourish - Leadership Programme for Ethnic Women

Hamilton

Lebanity Enterprise NZ Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$10,000

Mosaic Art Project

Auckland

Lebanity Enterprise NZ Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$21,000

Lebanese Arabic Language Project

Auckland

Nelson-Whakatu Muslim Association Incorporated

Fund

$18,200

Building a pathway for Muslim community in the outdoor

Tasman

Nepal New Zealand Friendship Society of Canterbury Incorporated

Fund

$15,514

A. Community resilience and recovery B. socially connected

Canterbury

New Zealand Charitable Association Incorporated

Partially Fund

$5,000

Happy Chinese New Year Festival 2021

Christchurch

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNANZ) Incorporated

Partially Fund

$20,000

Continuity of Nepalese Community Covid impact and Upskilling Programme by training

Nationwide

Oak Development Trust

Fund

$38,090

Empowering Migrant Women: Sewing, Cooking, Gardening, Establishing a small business.

Christchurch

Pakistan and Friends Hawkes Bay Association Incorporated

Fund

$9,585

Educational e-initiatives for Pakistan and Friends Association Children

Hawkes Bay

Refugees As Survivors New Zealand Trust

Fund

$20,000

RASNZ Community Pillars Mental Health Destigmatisation Project Phase 2

Auckland

St Vincent de Paul Society Wellington

Partially Fund

$6,000

Vinnies Re Sew - Breaking down social barriers and creating meaningful connections one stitch at a time.

Wellington

Telugu Badminton Club of Canterbury Incorporated

Partially Fund

$15,000

Ethnic Sports and Community Activity

Canterbury

The Japanese Society of Canterbury (Kantaberii Nihonjin Kai) Incorporated

Fund

$400

Japanese Cultural Showcase day

Christchurch

VIETNZ Community Trust

Partially Fund

$8,000

Annual Cultural & Sports Events

Auckland

WaterSafe Auckland Inc

Partially Fund

$15,000

WeChat for Drowning Prevention

Nationwide

Zimbabweans In Canterbury Incorporated

Fund

$8,792

Thriving Communities

Christchurch

Total funds disbursed for January 2021: $363,591

 

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