Applications are now welcome for the Ethnic Communities Digital Inclusion Fund. There is $200,000 available.
Any group can apply if your project supports ethnic communities in New Zealand.
Our definition of ethnic communities includes migrants, former refugees, long-term settlers, and those born in New Zealand who identify their ethnicity as:
Groups with legal status (includes trusts and incorporated societies) can apply for over $10,000. Groups without legal status can apply for up to $10,000.
You will need to fill in a funding application(external link).
Your project must support the purpose and at least one of the priorities of the fund. It must also align with the evaluation framework. Applications close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 28 April 2021. Decisions will be made after the closing date, and fund applicants will be notified of the outcome in June.
The Fund aims to ensure ethnic communities can fully participate in Aotearoa New Zealand by increasing their confidence using digital technologies.
The priorities of the Fund are to ensure that our communities:
The Fund is worth a total of $200,000 and applications are open until 11:59pm on Wednesday 28 April 2021.
Successful applicants will need to evaluate their projects/initiatives against one or more priorities of the Fund.
We have developed the evaluation framework to provide more details on the priorities.
Your project/initiative must cover at least one priority, and it should address one or more aspect. Please see the ‘How we will measure this’ section of the evaluation framework.
This applies if your project involves delivering a training programme to participants.
We have designed a pre and post self-assessment tool for participants in your programme to fill out The questionnaires will help you estimate your participants’ skill level in digital technology. It will also enable us to understand the impact of your project. Please include aggregated data from the completed questionnaires in your final report to us.
For help with your application, please contact a Community Advisor: email@example.com