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Important Funding Dates

Most of the funding administered by the Department of Internal Affairs have opening dates and closing dates for requesting funding.

The opening, closing and decision dates for all of the funds that Community Operations administers are linked below.


Some grants administered by Community Operations are open for requests all year round at any time.  These funds do not have opening or closing dates.  These are listed below:

  • Lottery Individuals with Disabilities fund
  • Lottery Minister's Discretionary Fund
  • Lottery Hurunui Kaikoura Marlborough Community Facilities Earthquake Fund
  • Youth Worker Training Scheme
  • Oranga Marae
  • Community Internship Fund