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Online requests

Requests for grants from the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund are now made online…

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Committee members around a table

Strengthening the sector

Grants for organisations focused on strengthening leadership and build capability across New Zealand’s community and voluntary sector.

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Committee members around a table

Grants for community buildings and facilities

Lottery Community Facilities is open for online grant requests for new facilities, to improve existing facilities or for feasibility studies…

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A community facility

New Zealand Winston Churchill Fellowships available

Fellowships for overseas travel to learn from others to advance an occupation, trade or industry in New Zealand are now available. The Trust is pleased to also offer the McNeish Writers’ Fellowship.

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New Zealand Winston Churchill Memorial Trust - a portrait of Winston Churchill

Next steps for Community-led Development

The Minister has announced further resources for the Community-led Development Programme. Community, hapū and iwi are invited to express an interest in entering a partnership agreement.

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Community members leading Community Advisers across a flooded river with the help of a digger