Applications Open for ACORN Foundation Grant Program in New Zealand
Applications are now open for the ACORN Foundation Grant Program.
The following categories have been identified as needing extra support and have been selected as the priority funding areas this year.
Access to housing and reducing inequity
Improving the accessibility of owning or renting a safe, healthy home
Improving basic household financial skills
Providing tenancy support services
Wraparound housing support for tenants or owners of sub-standard homes
Initiatives supporting youth aged 14-24 years
Health & Wellness/Safety
Reducing drug and alcohol abuse
Reducing domestic violence
Reducing child abuse
Building stronger communities
Kaupapa Māori initiatives support cultural development and inter-generational transformation.
Caring for the environment
There is currently an upper limit of $10,000 per application for both Acorn and Tindall funding.
Charities and community organisations that benefit the Western Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand.
The Western Bay of Plenty region encompasses the following areas: Waihi Beach, Katikati, Kaimai, Tauranga, Te Puke and Maketu, including Paengaora, Pongakawa and Pukehina.
Acorn also distributes funds on behalf of The Tindall Foundation in both the Western BOP and Eastern BOP regions.
The Eastern Bay of Plenty includes the districts around Whakatane, Opotiki and Kawerau, but excludes Rotorua, Minginui and Murupara.
For more information, visit https://www.acornfoundation.org.nz/apply-funding/how-to-apply-for-funding