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Halberg Activity Fund
The Halberg Activity Fund provides financial grants to physically disabled young people to help overcome the financial barriers that prevent them from participating in sport.

Funding is generally available for sports equipment, coaching, school camps and swimming lessons.


General Information
Type: Individuals - Under 21yrs
Timeframe: Monthly
Funding Amount:
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Cerebral Palsy Society of NZ Grants
The purpose of this grant is to assist people with Cerebral Palsy to obtain items of services that mitigate the effects of living with Cerebral Palsy. Grants should assist a person’s independence and / or quality of life, or in the case of a child, also that of the parents, / family.


General Information
Type: Individuals
Timeframe: Monthly
Funding Amount: Up to $1500
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PNZ Cyril Smith Legacy Fund
Paralympics New Zealand has funds each year to be applied to Para-Athletes in the Canterbury Region for their training and development.

Individuals and organisations can apply. Funding is generally available for equipment, travel, coaching, camps, professional and personal development.


General Information
Type: Individuals & Organisations
Timeframe: 28 Feb, 28 Jun, 28 Oct
Funding Amount: No Set Amount
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Variety Gold Heart Scholarships
The Variety Gold Heart Scholarship Programme supports children with an existing talent, who are disadvantaged financially or otherwise or living with an illness or disability, to achieve their full potential and to follow their dreams.

Funding is generally available for equipment, tuition, competition fees and travel costs.


General Information
Type: Individuals -
Timeframe: 31 Mar
Funding Amount: No Set Amount
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Make It Happen - Charitable Trust
Make it Happen was established for children and their families in the Christchurch area, to apply for funding to go towards the costs of assisting in a sport, school activity, the arts, music, community or cultural activity, education and possible medical costs for children whose families financial means may inhibit them from otherwise doing so.

In general the Trust approves applications up to $500 per application.  As from the 1 April 2020, there will be two funding rounds each month.


General Information
Type: Individuals - Children
Timeframe: 1st & 15th each month
Funding Amount: $500
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Paraloan
Paraloan is a charitable trust that lends to people with physical disabilities to enable them to achieve what would not have been possible without some financial assistance.

Paraloan typically provides term loans for housing, vehicles and other purposes (eg: self employment, mobility scooters).

These are repayable loans, rather than a grant.


General Information
Type: Individuals
Timeframe: As Required
Funding Amount: No Set Amount
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ParaFed Canterbury Academy Programme

The ParaFed Canterbury Academy Programme supports Canterbury's leading athletes and coaches with a financial grant, along with education seminars and assistance with planning.

Applications open around October each year.


General Information
Type: Athlete & Coaches
Timeframe: October
Funding Amount: $400 - $2000
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LINKS TO FUNDING SOURCES, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand

Challenged Athletes Fund

Fresh Choice Community Fund

Halberg Foundation

Inspire Foundation

iSport Foundation

Lions Clubs

Make It Happen Charitable Trust

Mazda Foundation

ParaFed Canterbury Academy Programme

Paraloan

PNZ Cyril Smith Legacy Fund

Rotary Clubs

Variety Gold Heart Scholarships


A directory of potential funding sources can also be found on the Sport New Zealand website at the link below:

https://sportnz.org.nz/get-into-sport/search-for-funding/search

Below is a list of potential funding sources that we encourage members to approach if they require funding support for their sport or recreational activity. Closing dates should only be used as a guide and it is the responsibility of members to complete their own applications.