Goals for Whaanau/ Family
- Healthy and happy families in which everyone has a strong sense of self and is connected to their identity and culture.
- A country where all New Zealanders live in affordable, healthy, safe and violence-free homes.
- A place where whanau/families have sufficient means to raise their tamariki/children.
- Parents and carers feel confident and supported, tamariki/children and rangatahi/young people are attached and secure, and families get the support they need.
- Rangatahi/young people are resilient, connected, able to participate, have a strong sense of self, and enjoy meaningful work.
- A gender-equal Aotearoa New Zealand, where all gender identities are respected, have equal opportunities, and are able to make their own choices.
Whaanau/Family Priority areas for funding
The more priorities your project/organisation meets , the more likely you are to receive support
- Whaanau/Families experiencing multiple and intergenerational disadvantage
- Put whaanau/families at the centre
- Use kaupapa Maaori models of practice
- Work holistically
- Focus on long term solutions
- Work in collaboration
Areas not eligible for funding
- Core or public health services, medical care, medical equipment, medical research, clinical health initiatives (within mental or physical health) or disabilities services, hospitals and hospices. This includes initiatives where the ‘entry criteria’ for service users means that they have a physical, mental health or addiction issue or are living with a disability.
- Core education in universities, colleges, schools, early childhood centres, including programmes, scholarships, equipment, or other activities that are curriculum-related.
- Research from outside a community without its direct involvement.
- Sport, leisure and recreation, high performance sport, sports clubs operational or programme costs, sport equipment, events, trips and competitions.
- The arts, including drama, art or performing arts, museums and galleries.
- Overseas organisations, projects outside the geographic borders of Aotearoa New Zealand, overseas travel and expenses, and exchange programmes.
- Buildings or land.
- Animal charities.
- Capital assets or equipment costing over $3,000.
- Individuals. We are unable to give donations to support individuals including scholarships, international travel to conferences, events or for research.
- Personal loans.
- Endowment funds.
- Religious or political advocacy, including religious advancement, political lobby groups, lobbying or marketing campaigns.
- Venture capital initiatives.
- Urgent or retrospective applications.