More than 130 Ngāpuhi marae, hapū, whenua and environmental groups have accessed this fund to develop and implement long-term sustainable plans and projects for the trusts and assets they manage.

The amount that can be applied for is $5000, and applicants may apply only once per financial year (1 July to 30 June).

There are five funding rounds each year closing on 6 February, 6 April, 6 June, 6 August and 6 October.

 

About the fund:

* The fund is for cultural, social, environmental and economic development projects that have sustainable outcomes and long term benefits for Ngāpuhi hapū and marae communities.

* For planning purposes, the fund may help kick-start or contribute to the development of project stages.

* The fund is for projects that are current, or yet to begin. We do not fund projects in retrospect.

* Applications are accepted from Ngāpuhi marae and hapū community groups who are established as a legal entity, and will deliver their projects within the Takiwā rohe of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi.

* For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

 

Past projects that we have funded include:

* Foundation document development (charters, constitutions and trust deeds)

* Strategic and business plan development (marae, land, kāinga, environmental)

* Economic development plans

* Feasibility reports

* Governance and management development (setting up portfolios and terms of reference)

* Financial management (policies, procedures and reporting practices)

* Taonga Preservation Plans (for tūpuna photos, korowai, carvings, monument care and restoration)

Remedial repair needed on your marae? Several Ngāpuhi marae have accessed this fund to take care of repairs on their marae that cost less than $5000.

The amount that can be applied for is $5000, and applicants may apply only once per financial year (1 July to 30 June).

There are five funding rounds each year closing on 6 February, 6 April, 6 June, 6 August and 6 October.

 

About the fund:

* The fund is strictly for remedial repairs to the marae for issues that prevent the marae from being used. Works must be remedial, under $5000 and have professional quotes.

* The fund is for works that are current or yet to be carried out. We do not fund projects in retrospect.

* Applications will only be received from Ngāpuhi marae situated within the Takiwā rohe o Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi.

* For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

 

Past projects that we have funded include:

* Street lighting and safe access for marae located on a state highway

* Fix leak in kitchen pipes and cover for kitchen entrance

* Health and safety compliance

* Roof repairs

* Replacement of a water pump

* Installation of water tank and pipe fittings

Are you 'completing' a major marae development project? We may be able to help.

The amount that can be applied for  is $20,000 and applicants may apply only once in any given year.

There are two funding rounds each year closing on 6 April and 6 October.

This fund is contestable, with a maximum of two (2) distributions to Ngāpuhi marae per financial year (1 July to 30 June).

 

About the fund:

* Major Marae Project Assistance funding is for 'completing' major marae development projects only.

* The fund is for end project stages that have not yet commenced. Applications for retrospective works will not be considered.

* Successful funding recipients are subject to a 3-year stand down, before they may re-apply to this fund.

* Applications will only be accepted from Ngāpuhi marae situated within the Takiwā rohe of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi.

* For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

 

Past projects that we have funded include:

* Completion of disability ablution block

* Wheelchair access and upgrade of hot water system for the marae complex

* Replacement of marae tables and chairs

* Carpeting of wharenui and upgrade of ablution block

* Fencing for safety purposes

* Purchase of oven and dishwasher to make kitchen fully functional

Before applying for funding, please go to our Application Guide to find out about eligibility, fund criteria and the questions you will need to answer when making application to the fund. A list of 'what we do not fund' and 'past projects that we have funded' can be found at the end of this guide.

You may find answers to other questions in the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) document.

When you are sure that you are ready to apply, contact us to request an application form on funding@ngapuhi.org or phone us on 09 401 5530.

Applications must be received before the closing date you are applying to. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

ANNUAL FUNDING ROUND CLOSING DATES

Hapū Development & Minor Capital Works Fund Major Marae Project Assistance Fund
6 February, 6 April, 6 June, 6 August, 6 October 6 April, 6 October

* All funding applications go before the Funding Committee (1-2 months after each funding round closes).

* The Funding Committee will decide the outcome of all applications to the fund.

* All applicants will receive written notification of the Funding Committee's decision (within 5 working days of the decision being received).

* The Committee's decision is final, and no further correspondence will be entered into.

Reporting on funded projects ensures there is accountability for Ngāpuhi funds received, and distributed.

All funding recipients are required to report on their projects.

The project reporting form is provided to ensure reports are informative and specific to the purposes in which funding was granted.

Download a Project Reporting form from here.

Development Funding documents

Application Guide

FAQs

Project Reporting form