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Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Te Komiti mo ngā Tāngata Hauā

Kaupapa / Purpose
Whakatakanga / Mission
Relationship with Māori
Who we assist
What we fund
Requesting a grant

Kaupapa / Purpose

Lottery Individuals with Disabilities makes grants to people with mobility and communication related disabilities.

Definition

For funding purposes, an individual with a disability is defined as 'as person who has a permanently reduced capacity to be transported, personally mobile or communicate, as the result of a physical, sensory, psychiatric or intellectual disability'.

Whakatakanga / Mission

The enhancement of quality of life of individuals with disabilities.

Relationship with Māori

E whakatau ana te Komiti iti mo te Tangata Hauā i ngā hiahia me ngā tūmanako o te Māori me o rātou kawa.

Lottery Individuals with Disabilities recognises the aspirations and needs of Māori, and their protocols.

Who we assist

Our priority is to assist individuals whose disabilities are caused by a congenital disease or disorder, or an injury that occurred overseas or prior to 1974.

What we fund

Lottery Individuals with Disabilities will fund the purchase of vehicles, vehicle modifications, scooters and other mobility equipment that will provide outdoor mobility. It also provides grants to people with communication-related disabilities for the purchase of equipment to facilitate communication.

Requesting a grant

We are making a few changes to the Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Fund web page. In the meantime, if you require information on how to apply to the Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Fund, please call 0800 824 824

If you wish to apply to the Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Fund, please download the Request Form on the Forms page, and complete.

When you have completed your request, please email the Request Form to iwdfunding@dia.govt.nz with the Requestors name in the subject line.

Alternatively, you can mail the Request Form to:

Lottery Individuals with Disabilities
PO Box 30 454
Lower Hutt 5040

 

If you require any assistance with filling out the Request Form, please call 0800 824 824 and ask to speak to a staff member about making a Request to the Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Fund.