Below is a list of successful applicants for the beginning of September 2020 Ethnic Communities Development Fund.

It is available in Adobe [PDF, 137 KB].

For all enquiries please contact 0800 824 824 or by email

Organisation Decision Amount granted Project name Location
Access Radio Taranaki Trust Fund $7,500 Migrant Women Meet New Plymouth
Aotearoa Latin American Community Incorporated Partially Fund $25,000 Wellington Regional Latin American Community Development and Empowerment Programme Wellington
Associations of Nigerians in New Zealand Partially Fund $5,000 Naijakiwi Community Events Project Auckland
Bay of Plenty - Philippine Friendship Society Incorporated Partially Fund $25,000 Annual Cultural, Music & Sports Activities Rotorua
Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust Partially Fund $15,000 Communication and Engagement Project Auckland
Brazilian Day Charitable Trust Fund $5,000 Brazilian Day Festival - 2021 Auckland
Chinese Association of North Shore City Partially Fund $10,000 Sport and Culture Activities after Covid-19 Auckland
Christchurch Metropolitan Cricket Association Partially Fund $5,000 Canterbury All Nations Cricket Festival Christchurch
Communities Action Trust (CATNZ) Partially Fund $5,000 Wellington Diwali Festival of Lights 2020 Palmerston North
Hamilton Children and Families Trust Fund $2,500 Ethnic Stage at Hamilton Children’s Day 2021 Hamilton
IndianNZ Association of Christchurch Inc. Fund $4,850 Christchurch Lohri Mela 2021 Christchurch
Japan Kauri Education Trust Fund $7,243 Covid-19 JKET Response Project Auckland
Korean Positive Ageing Charitable Trust Partially Fund $25,700 Strengthening Community Connections and Resilience for Korean Families Auckland
Lady Khadija Charitable Trust Partially Fund $4,637 Open Table Christchurch
Muslim Association Canterbury Incorporated Fund $3,500 Youth Ethnic Netball Tournament Christchurch
'NAAD' Charitable Trust (NZ) Partially Fund $10,000 Baithak NZ Cultural Hub Auckland
New Zealand Chinese Association Manawatu Branch Incorporated Fund $22,000 Culture and Social Cohesion Project Palmerston North
New Zealand National Refugee Association Incorporated Partially Fund $30,320 Project to support activities organised by the New Zealand National Refugee Association during the year 2023 Auckland
New Zealand National Refugee Youth Council Incorporated Partially Fund $1,500 Friendly Feud Wellington
New Zealand Sikh Womens Association Partially Fund $38,000 Community Resilience Auckland
Northland Chinese Association Incorporated Partially Fund $8,500 The Northland Chinese Association (2020) Whangarei
Northshore Ahlulbayt Foundation Fund $31,000 Community Development Initiative Auckland
Palmerston North City Council Partially Fund $20,000 Cultural Celebrations in Palmerston North Palmerston North
Pinoy CARES Canterbury Partially Fund $10,000 Maraming Salamat , New Zealand – A Night of Tribute and Thanksgiving (Filipino Community Covid-19 Recovery Event) Christchurch
Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust Partially Fund $53,364 SAB KA SATH Auckland
Spirit of Rangatahi Charitable Trust Partially Fund $10,000 Preparing for our Future Together: Cultivating an Inclusive Response for Student Leaders (Pilot) Wellington
Spirit of Rangatahi Charitable Trust Partially Fund $16,000 Religious Communities Leadership Forum Wellington
The Aoraki Multicultural Council Incorporated Partially Fund $15,424 Prevention of Social Isolation & Advocacy Timaru
The Aoraki Multicultural Council Incorporated Partially Fund $15,865 Passport to Drive Timaru
The Good Deed Group Fund $5,000 Wellbeing Project Auckland
Umubano Rwandan Association Fund $2,356 Rwandan Community Wellington
Wellington Jewish Community Centre Partially Fund $25,000 The WJCC Youth Empowerment Initiative Wellington
Zimbabwe Community in Waikato Fund $2,075 Sports Tournament Participation Taupo

Total funds disbursed for September 2020: $472,334

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