Community Grants Fund

Community Grants Fund – Pūtea Hapori

Do you have an idea for an initiative that will reduce stigma and discrimination and increase social inclusion for people living with mental illness or distress in your local community/iwi/hapu/church?

The Like Minds, Like Mine Community Grants Fund has been designed to help bring these initiatives to life, enabling your community to support the Like Minds, Like Mine kaupapa and make a real impact on the lives of friends, and whānau experiencing mental distress or illness.

The initiative could be a cultural event, workshop/s, online project, exhibition, resource, film, or other initiative that fits with your community.

The grants administered will be between $3000 – $5000 (excluding GST).

Apply now


Key dates:

Application process opens Monday 14 May 2018
Closing date for applications Friday 29 June 2018
Applicants notified of outcome Friday 3 August 2018
Grant contracts signed by successful applicants Friday 31 August 2018
Commencement date for projects Monday 3 September 2018
Community project completion date Friday 27 September 2019
Final evaluation/case study submitted and final tax invoice due

Friday 27 September 2019


For any questions, please email:

Nau mai, haere mai.