Helping New Zealand build strong communities


About this site is a New Zealand government website

The information and forms on this site are provided to help community and voluntary groups access the community advisory services and funding administered by the Department of Internal Affairs. has all the community advisory service and funding information, funding criteria, funding checklists and forms, and Grants Online is the tool used to apply for some of the available funds. is managed and maintained by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA).

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