New COVID-19 Community Fund

Minister for Women, Hon Jan Tinetti announced a new $2 million community fund that will provide support for women and girls adversely affected by COVID-19.  

From 17 September relevant organisations can apply for up to $50,000 each for work which will improve outcomes for women and girls. This may include a range of initiatives such as providing essential items, culturally-appropriate mental health support and support for women in unsafe family situations.

The fund will be for community organisations that support women and girls in Aotearoa and are not covered by other government funds.

Applications will be availble from Friday 17 September 2021.

Applications close Friday 1 October 2021.  Funding will be allocated shortly after the application deadline closes.