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

It is available in Adobe [PDF, 163 KB].

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

Organisation

Decision

Amount Granted

Project name

Location

Ardour Charitable Trust

Fund

$9,300

support migrant small business owners plan - workshops

Christchurch

Buddha Light International Association (South Island) New Zealand

Fund

$5,000

Buddha’s Day Multicultural Festival for World Peace

Christchurch

Citizens Advice Bureau Napier

Fund

$1,679

Migrant Women's Wellness group

Hawke’s Bay

Earth Action Trust

Partially Fund

$30,000

Migrant Speak - Pandemic Therapy

Auckland

Federation of New Zealand Netherlands Societies Incorporated

Fund

$1,960

Dutch Week: National Dutch Speech Competition and World War II Exhibition

Nationwide

Gateway Community Trust

Partially Fund

$15,000

Papakura Food Hub

Auckland

Hawke's Bay Baitul Mokarram Masjid and Islamic Centre Trust

Fund

$7,235

March 15th Memorial

Hawke’s Bay

Hindu Council of Hawkes Bay Incorporated

Fund

$3,520

Holi 2021 - Festival of Colour

Hastings

Libyan Society in New Zealand Incorporated

Fund

$2,850

Ramadan Community Diner

Auckland

Nepalese Cultural Centre, New Zealand Incorporated

Partially Fund

$15,000

6th Multi-Ethnic Dance Festival 2021

Auckland

New Plymouth Indian Community Incorporated

Fund

$6,000

Diwali - The festival of Lights

New Plymouth

New Zealand Chinese Association Incorporated

Fund

$42,296

NZCA Ventnor Memorial dedication ceremony

Nationwide

New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils Incorporated

Partially Fund

$71,000

Operational costs, Strategic Planning, Becoming Tangata Tiriti, Integrated digital community hub, Metropolitan Multicultural strategy development

Nationwide

New Zealand Islamic Cultural Trust

Partially Fund

$10,400

Islamic Children and Youth Development Programme

Auckland

New Zealand Jewish Council Incorporated

Partially Fund

$15,000

A comprehensive survey of the level and incidence of antisemitism in New Zealand

Bay of Plenty

New Zealand Zo Community Inc

Partially Fund

$5,000

Zo Cultural Show

Auckland

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNANZ) Incorporated

Partially Fund

$7,000

Community Wellbeing Project for Women, Child and youth

Nationwide

NZ Ethnic Social Services Trust

Partially Fund

$15,000

Professional Counselling in Persian, Farsi Language

Auckland

Office of External Affairs

Fund

$10,000

Race Unity Speech Awards and Hui

Nationwide

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ)

Fund

$4,500

15 March Memorial

Auckland

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ)

Fund

$5,000

Pakistan National Day Celebrations

Nationwide

Pinoy CARES Canterbury

Fund

$6,000

Youth Development Programs for Filipino students organisations in Christchurch

Canterbury

Pinoy CARES Canterbury

Partially Fund

$28,895

Empowering  Communities Through Sports, Culture and Arts

Canterbury

Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust

Fund

$20,000

Southern Plunket Ethnic Family Support Groups

Otago / Canterbury

Safina Trust Board

Partially Fund

$15,000

Post Covid-19 Empowerment Projects

Auckland

Sister Cities New Zealand Incorporated

Fund

$10,000

Sister Cities New Zealand (SCNZ) Annual Conference 2021

Nationwide

Smart Start Business

Partially Fund

$37,900

CALD Community Business Start-up Support Workshops

Wellington

Southland Regional Development Agency

Fund

$3,478

Communication and Employment Training for Ethnic Communities

Invercargill

Sri Lankan Society of New Zealand Incorporated

Fund

$9,500

Community Development in Cultural & Sports Activities

Nationwide

Supergrans Charitable Trust

Partially Fund

$17,000

Whanau Resilience

Wellington

The Thai Society of Canterbury Inc.

Partially Fund

$2,690

Magic of Thailand 2021

Canterbury

Timaru Filipino Society Incorporated

Fund

$2,640

IELTS Review for members of Timaru Filipino Society

Timaru

Timaru Filipino Society Incorporated

Fund

$6,173

TFS Marching Band

Timaru

Timaru Filipino Society Incorporated

Fund

$6,680

TFS 2021 Multicultural Sports Activities

Timaru

University of Canterbury Muslim Students Association

Partially Fund

$10,000

Ramadan Student Wellbeing 2021

Canterbury

Wellington Senior Citizens Health and Happiness Association Incorporated

Partially Fund

$9,620

Improving Senior Citizens' Digital Accessibility

Wellington

WIA Hindi Language and Cultural School

Partially Fund

$5,000

Project Community Well-Being- Harmonium Class-Adults and Young Children

Auckland

Young Workers Resource Centre Incorporated

Fund

$2,730

Empowering Ethnic Communities in Employment

Waikato

Zimbabweans In Canterbury Incorporated

Partially Fund

$7,000

Zimbabwe Independence Celebrations

Canterbury

 Total funds disbursed for March 2021: $483,046

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