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When will I find out if my grant request has been accepted?

You will be told whether or not your Lottery Individuals with Disabilities request has been approved following a Committee meeting. The Committee meets four times a year. 

What does Lottery Individuals with Disabilities not fund?

In addition to what may not be funded by any Lottery committee, Lottery Individuals with Disabilities does not fund:

  • Changes to any property or building;
  • Items which are to be used only within the home;
  • Equipment that the Ministry of Health or any other body has agreed to fund, up to the amount of that funding (any cost over that amount may be funded);
  • Disabilities that have occurred as a result of an accident and are eligible for support from the Accident Compensation Corporation;
  • Items already purchased;
  • Repairs or maintenance to equipment; or
  • Requests from individuals who do not have a disability.

How do I apply to Lottery Individuals with Disabilities if I don't have the internet?

To request Lottery Individuals with Disabilities funding, download the request form using the link below:

Email the completed form to: iwdfunding@dia.govt.nz with the name of the person the request is for in the email subject line.

Or mail the form to:
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities
PO Box 30 454
Lower Hutt 5040

If you need more information or support to request a Lottery Individuals with Disabilities grant, please call 0800 824 824.