Manatū Wāhine Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fund
The Manatū Wāhine Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fund, which provides financial support for community-led initiatives that improve women and girls’ access to sport and active recreation activities to support their wider wellbeing, is now closed. Applications closed 11am, 29 May 2023.
Investment for the $500,000 contestable fund has come from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment as part of its work to maximise the impacts and benefits of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.
The fund is one of the initiatives dedicated to celebrating and empowering women and girls in sport and active recreation to support their wellbeing and to create ongoing benefits for our communities.
What happens next?
Applications will be assessed in June 2023, and organisations will be notified of the outcome of their application in early-July 2023. Successful organisations may be granted less money than they applied for.
It is intended that initiatives are run between July – December 2023. Successful organisations will be asked to update us on their progress by the end of August 2023. Organisations will be required to provide impact reporting by mid-January 2023.
Successful applicants will be asked to provide a valid invoice before funds are allocated.
Invoicing instructions and a reporting template will be supplied to successful applicants when notified of the outcome of their application.
For more information about the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, visit: eyeson.nz.
Email CommunityFund@women.govt.nz if you have any questions rabout the Manatū Wāhine Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fund.
The Privacy Act 2020 governs how the Ministry collects, holds, uses, and discloses personal information about you and the information you provide. You have the right to access and correct personal information.
Any personal or organisational information, and the information provided in the application, will only be visible to Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women staff and members of the application review panel.
Application review panel members will sign declaration forms before participating in the review process to ensure they understand expectations around privacy, conflicts of interest, and other requirements.
Once applicants have been notified of the outcomes, Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women will announce and publish the names of successful applicants, a short description of their initiative(s), and the amount awarded on the Ministry for Women website. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment may also publish this information.
Please note that any information regarding this fund may be subject to a request to Manatū Wahine for information under the Official Information Act 1982. Personal details can be withheld under the Act, including your name and address.
If you do not want any information you provide to be released, please indicate this clearly and explain why.
Contact CommunityFund@women.govt.nz if you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy and the Manatū Wāhine Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fund. Contact email@example.com for general queries.