ParaFed Otago have funding available for it's members to help offset costs of participation in competitions and tournaments or help ease travel costs. Please see below to apply for funding online or to download our funding policy and application forms.

If you would like more information on the funding, please contact our Sport Development Officer Paris Skipper on 022 043 3768 or at

    Additional External Funding Options

  • Halberg Foundation Activity Fund

    Halberg Foundation Activity Fund

    The Halberg Foundation Activity Fund provides funding to those aged between 5 and 21 with a physical disability or visual impairment. They can fund things such as adaptive equipment, private lessons and coaching as well as school camps teacher aide or carer support. Please contact our local Halberg Advisor Cherie Oldham on 0211869487 or

  • CCS Disability - H E Fairey Trust

    CCS Disability - H E Fairey Trust

    For those with a physical disability and who are a current member of CCS Disability Action and receives ongoing services. Assistance is considered for the following; outdoor programmes, transport, fees, equipment and school uniforms and clothing. Please contact the local CCS or ParaFed Otago for more information.

  • Blind and Low Vision NZ

    Blind and Low Vision NZ

    Funds that provide additional financial assistance and support to people with a visual impairment.

  • Variety


    Broad range from medical or mobility equipment to basic essentials. Specialised grants and scholarships meet a wide range of needs for children aged 0-18 and also offer support to organisations which support those children.

  • Cerebral Palsy Society

    Cerebral Palsy Society

    Grants to assist those with Cerebral Palsy to get items or services that improve their independence and quality of life.

  • Paralympics New Zealand

    Paralympics New Zealand

    More on the Paralympics New Zealand website for those athletes better established in their sports, at the representative level. Link below;

Want to join in on the fun?

ParaFed Otago is one of the leading regional disability sport and recreation organisations in New Zealand. If you have always wanted to be involved in a sport or activity, but have been unsure where to start, then we are here to help you.