Community Grants Fund

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The Like Minds, Like Mine Community Grants Fund brings to life initiatives that reduce stigma and discrimination and increase social inclusion for people living with mental illness or distress in your local community, iwi, or hapū.

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

These grants enable communities 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.

This year, the Like Minds, Like Mine Community Grants are funding projects for up to $10,000.

Read more about the 2018 recipients and their projects.

Download our freshly-minted Criteria Checklist and apply before 5pm, Friday 28 June!

For any questions, please email:

If your application hasn't been responded to within five working days, please email:

Nau mai, haere mai.

                                         Apply now

Good reads

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Community Grants 2018

Joshua's project: "Odd Daphne"

Odd Daphne is a cake-smashing stage play which confronts mental distress myths... Read more


Community Grants 2018

Ivan's project: "You Are Not Alone"

You Are Not Alone is a video and poster campaign produced by... Read more

Monique and Jamie Ngati Whatua Orakei

Community Grants 2018

Ngāti Whātua Volcanoes' Grant: Youngies vs. Oldies Netball Day

Youngies vs. Oldies Netball Day, an intergenerational Māori netball event, was funded... Read more