Funding

Below is a list of organisations with funding available to help assist with a range of different things. See below each organisation and what they provide support for;

Halberg Activity Fund: provides grants to young people (5-21) whose primary barrier to participate in sport or physical recreation is due to a physical impairment

https://halbergactive.co.nz/activity-fund-grants/

 

CCS Disability: administers two trusts which provide support for people with a disability. The Jubilee Trust offers a general grant, education grants and organisational grants to assist people with physical disabilities living in Auckland, Northland and the Eastern Bay or Plenty. The Cook Opie provides grants for the purchase of computer and technical equipment that will assist people with physical disabilities

https://ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz/contact/branch-information/auckland/jubilee-trust/

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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

 

Wilson Home Trust: grants to enhance the life of a child or young person who has a disability, and their family. Grants are available for things like equipment and activities, holidays or counselling

https://www.wilsonhometrust.org.nz/index.php/children-and-families/grants

 

Blind and Low Vision NZ: funds that provide additional financial assistance and support to people with a visual impairment

https://blindlowvision.org.nz/how-we-can-help/support-and-community/financial-assistance/

 

Lottery Grants: available to people with mobility or communication related disabilities. Grants can be used for communication equipment, a vehicle or mobility scooter or to modify a vehicle

https://www.communitymatters.govt.nz/lottery-individuals-with-disabilities/

 

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

https://www.variety.org.nz/apply-for-funding/

 

Cerebral Palsy Society: grants to assist those with Cerebral Palsy to get items or services that improve their independence and quality of life

https://cerebralpalsy.org.nz/member-services/grants/

 

Mazda Foundation Trust: provides assistance to a range of worthy charitable entities, causes and individuals throughout New Zealand

https://www.mazdafoundation.org.nz/

 

J R McKenzie Youth Education Fund: assists youth, particularly in cases where bereavement, sickness or family disturbances leave the children in need of assistance if they are to continue their studies.

https://www.youtheducationfund.org.nz/

 

 

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

 

https://paralympics.org.nz/pathway/funding/