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Helping New Zealand build strong communities

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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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Funds for learning about peace

Grants for projects that promote international peace, arms control and disarmament through education. Scholarships are also available.

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Children at a Storylines Festival kite-making workshop with BLAST! author Trish Gribben

Outcomes for communities

Lottery Community is open for grant requests from organisations to support the difference you make in your community.

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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