Helping New Zealand build strong communities

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New reporting standards for registered charities

Information about the new reporting standards, including videos to help Tier 3 and Tier 4 charities get started.

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Charities Services reporting standards

COGS Profile 2014/15 is out now

Read about the difference COGS funding made to community groups in 2014/15.

Read the COGS Profile

Lottery Community

New online system

The Department of Internal Affairs has introduced a new online system for requesting grants and community advisory services, which replaces Grants Online.

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Orokonui Ecosanctuary in Southern Otago, funded by the Lottery Significant Projects fund