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COGS 2017 is open

Community organisations may apply for COGS grants now.

Meanwhile, online voting for 37 Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) local grant-making committees continues until 18 April 2017

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More funds for Earthquake Relief Fund

The Lottery Grants Board has committed $2.71million more to the special Lottery fund set up to help meet immediate community needs in the Hurunui, Kaikoura and Marlborough districts.

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Hurunui-Kaikoura Coast

Support for Volunteering Fund

Grants available to support and promote volunteering in New Zealand communities.

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A volunteer participates in collecting rubbish

Learning from doing

The Community-Led Development Programme is accepting requests for partnerships – have you discussed you ideas with us yet? Find out more about the programme and how we may help.

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Children amongst trees

Trust with grants available

The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust is now receiving requests for grants.

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BLAST! author Trish Gribben with children at a Storylines Festival kite-making workshop funded by the Pacific Development and Conservation Trust