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

It is available in Adobe [PDF, 171 KB].

For all enquiries please contact 0800 824 824 or by email



Amount Granted

Project name


Afghan Students' Organisation Fund $9,999 Leadership camp Dunedin
Association of Tauranga Malayalee Aotearoa Incorporated Partial Fund $10,00 Kodiyettu 2021 & Onam 2021 Tauranga
Christchurch Fellowship of Song, Dance and Drama Partial Fund $9,515 Develop community literature and art, enrich spiritual life, improve health level, promote social harmony, and integrate multiculturalism. Manawatu
Eritrean community of New Zealand Fund $4,000 Eritrean Independence Day Auckland
Eyeview Ethnic Trust Partial Fund $10,000 Think Diversity: Cultures within Aotearoa Horowhenua
Federation of New Zealand Netherlands Societies Incorporated Fund $10,925 Dutch Week: Big Dutch Day Out Auckland
Fiji Girmit Foundation NZ Partial Fund $16,500 Fiji Wellbeing Project Auckland
Indian Association (Manukau) New Zealand Incorporated Fund $5,800 Youth Empowerment Cultural Focus Canterbury / Otago
Kapit-Bisig Trust Partial Fund $9,500 Philippines' 500th Year Thanksgiving Celebration Palmerston North
Manawatu Muslim Association Partial Fund $25,000 Multicultural Eid Celebrations Wellington
MAPMO LTD Partial Fund $3,000 SaySo Project Taranaki
Migrant Connections Taranaki (MCT) Charitable Trust Partial Fund $20,000 Migrants succeeding and prospering in Taranaki project Nationwide
Multi Cultural Council of Rangitikei/Wanganui Incorporated Partial Fund $11,000 Rangitikei & Whanganui Migrant Community Devolvement program Hawke's Bay
New Zealand Buddhist Council Partial Fund $5,396 Dunedin Buddha Day Celebration Otago
New Zealand Love Dance Ass. Inc. Partial Fund $6,700 Dance from Home 2021 Nationwide
NZ Ethnic Social Services Trust Partial Fund $21,600 CSPP – Career and Settlement Pathway Program Auckland
Pakistan Association of New Plymouth Incorporated Partial Fund $8,800 PANP Eid Festivals 2021 New Plymouth
Philippine Central Association Incorporated Fund $7,000 To host our annual celebration, for Filipinos around New Zealand to Palmerston North
Pinoy CARES Canterbury Partial Fund $13,750 123rd Philippine Independence Day and 500 Years of Christianity - A Cultural Celebration Christchurch
Rainbow Chorus Incorporated Fund $8,000 Please refer to our Budget Planning for various projects Auckland
Ramii & Round Fund $6,000 A Migrant's Path Nationwide
Sonder Fund $5,430 Film Crew Development Workshop Auckland
Southern Wellbeing Trust Partial Fund $20,750 GoodYarn Community Programme - Pilot Queenstown
Stopping Violence Dunedin Incorporated Fund $12,000 Columbian Former Refuge Community Consultation Southland
Sudanese Society in New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $20,700 Sudanese Society In New Zealand - 2021 funding Auckland
Support for Development (SFD) Fund $9,424 Post Covid 19: A Swimming Skills Development Practice for Asian Migrant Women in Christchurch. Christchurch
The Canterbury Branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand Incorporated Partial Fund $10,000 All In - Community Inclusion for Migrants with Disabilities Tasman
The Gallery Fund $10,000 CALLIGRAPHY & LETTERING IN ART Auckland
The Good Deed Group Fund $8,000 Building community resilience Auckland
Threading Whare Charitable Trust Partial Fund $43,439 Threading Whare Dunedin
United Afghan Association of Canterbury Incorporated Partial Fund $13,985 TAMPA 20 Christchurch
Vic Without Barriers Fund $3,000 Cultures without borders Wellington
Waikato Muslim Association Incorporated Partial Fund $10,000 Waikato Community Inclusivity Symposium: from crisis to transformation. Waikato

Total funds disbursed for May 2021: $389,123

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