May 10, 2021

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Call for entries – Canterbury Fund small grants

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Not for profit organisations working to strengthen Christchurch communities are urged to apply for small grants of between $5,000 and $25,000 with The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation, from today.

The types of initiatives suited to the grant include: projects that benefit young people such as youth employment/ transition, sport and recreation, health and education; other projects that strengthen Christchurch communities and; infrastructure and capital projects in the areas of education, sport and recreation and heritage and culture.

Established in November 2002, the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation has supported over 150 charitable community projects and donated over $11.5 million to charitable organisations, primarily in New Zealand.

The mission of the Vodafone NZ Foundation is to encourage healthy outcomes for young New Zealanders.

Details around programme criteria and the online application process can be found below.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 8 November 2011. Please share with your networks!

Kind regards,

Annette Culpan

Manager – The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation

[email protected]

http://foundation.vodafone.co.nz/

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Grant Making Programme Criteria

  • Projects that will be considered include; projects that benefit young people (aged 12-24 years) such as youth employment/ transition, sport and recreation (physical spaces and activities/ programmes), health (mental and physical) and education; other projects that strengthen Christchurch communities (with a particular interest in innovative approaches) and; infrastructure and capital projects that strengthen communities including: education, sport and recreation and heritage and culture.
  • The applicant organisation must be registered with the Charities Commission or have other not-for-profit status, such as Incorporated Society
  • The applicant organisation must be New Zealand based
  • The project must be Canterbury focused
  • All projects must have clearly defined outcomes, a clear plan for measuring success and provide a budget outline for how funds would be spent
  • Previous Vodafone Foundation charity recipients are eligible to apply for this programme

The Canterbury Fund small grants programme does not support the following

Retrospective costs

Programmes that support a single health issue

Programmes where beneficiaries are outside of Canterbury, New Zealand

Fundraising events, receptions or trips

Application process

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